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The Columbia anthology of modern Chinese literature

Author: Joseph S M Lau; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1995.
Series: Modern Asian literature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first sweeping collection of twentieth-century Chinese literature, this book covers the wide spectrum of genres from both before and after the Communist takeover in 1949. With a generous selection of new translations commissioned for this volume, readers will find the best short fiction, poetry, and essays from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Poetry
Essay
Short stories
Fiction
Essays
Translations
Nouvelles
Romans
Poésie
Essais
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph S M Lau; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 0231080026 9780231080026 0231080034 9780231080033
OCLC Number: 31131948
Description: xliii, 726 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Fiction, 1918-1949. Preface to the first collection of short stories, Call to arms ; A madman's diary ; Kong Yiji / Lu Xun --
The merchant's wife / Xu Dishan --
A posthumous son / Ye Shaojun --
Sinking / Yu Dafu --
Spring silkworms / Mao Dun --
An old and established name / Lao She --
Xiaoxiao / Shen Congwen --
The night of midautumn festival / Ling Shuhua --
Dog / Ba Jin --
One evening in the rainy season / Shi Zhicun --
Midautumn festival / Zhang Tianyi --
When I was in Xia Village / Ding Ling --
Young master gets his tonic / Wu Zuxiang --
Hands / Xiao Hong --
Sealed off / Zhang Ailing. Fiction, 1949-1976. Molten iron / Zhu Xining --
My kid brother Kangxiong / Chen Yingzhen --
Winter nights / Bai Xianyong --
Flaw / Wang Wenxing --
Ringworms / Huang Chunming --
An oxcart for a dowry / Wang Zhenhe. Fiction since 1976. Wrong number / Liu Yichang --
A tail ; Small-hands Chen / Wang Zengqi --
The blank stele / Qiao Dianyun --
Tales of New Cathay. Disputatiasis ; The upholder of unity ; Little little little little little--
; Right to the heart of the matter / Wang Meng --
The tunnel / Chen Ruoxi --
A woman like me / Xi Xi --
At fortune's way / Li Yongping --
Tales of Taipei. A lover's ear ; Empty seat ; Cat ; Not seen / Yuan Qiongqiong --
Electing a thief / Li Rui --
Curvaceous dolls / Li Ang --
Floating leaf / Xiao Sa --
Hut on the mountain / Can Xue --
The leader's demise / Han Shaogong --
A story / Chen Cun --
Dogshit food / Liu Heng --
Autumn waters / Mo Yan --
Fin de siècle splendor / Zhu Tianwen --
Lucky worries about his country / Zhang Dachun --
Octday / Tie Ning --
On the road at eighteen / Yu Hua --
Escape / Su Tong. Poetry, 1918-1949. Second farewell to Cambridge ; Love's inspiration ; Chance / Xu Zhimo --
Dead water ; One sentence ; Prayer / Wen Yiduo --
Woman abandoned ; Never to return / Li Jinfa --
Sonnet 2 ; Sonnet 4 ; Sonnet 27 / Feng Zhi --
Rainy alley ; Written on a prison wall ; With my injured hand / Dai Wangshu --
A Buddhist monk ; A round treasure box ; Feverish night / Bian Zhilin --
Snow falls on China's land ; The north / Ai Qing --
Prophecy ; Thinking of a friend at year's end ; Autumn / He Qifang --
A glance ; The lotus flower / Zheng Min. Poetry, 1949-1976. Spring dancing ; A wolf / Ji Xian --
Self ; Song of wisdom / Mu Dan --
Kingdom of solitude ; Under the Bodhi tree / Zhou Mengdie --
If there's a war raging afar ; Nostalgia ; The white jade bitter gourd / Yu Guangzhong --
Beyond the fog ; City : Saigon, 1967 ; Following the sound of rain into the mountains ; No rain / Luo Fu --
Salt ; Paris ; The colonel / Ya Xian --
Pagoda ; Grenz-taverne ; Clear and bright : in the grave / Zheng Chouyu --
Moth ; Vagabond / Bai Qiu --
The river's fancy ; The pursuit / Ye Weilian --
The story of the stone ; Debate on rugged mountain / Dai Tian --
Song of gray hair ; After the snow ; Geometry : river goddess / Yang Mu --
The deluded dream ; Fire on the sea floor / Xiong Hong. Poetry since 1976. Autumn meditation ; A willow leaf double saber / Zhang Cuo --
A night prayer ; When you are naked, you have everything / Huang Guobin --
Six ways of eating watermelons / Luo Qing --
Declaration ; Résumé ; Another legend / Bei Dao --
When you walk past my window ; A roadside encounter ; Assembly line / Shu Ting --
When we finally turn fifty ; Surgery ward / Wang Xiaolong --
To a nine-year-old girl killed in the massacre ; The dead in exile / Yang Lian --
An ending ; Curriculum vitae / Gu Cheng --
Mad woman / Anonymous. Essays, 1918-1949. On Hong Kong / Lu Xun --
from Wild Grass. Epigraph ; Autumn night ; Hope / Lu Xun --
The evolution of the male sex / Lu Xun --
In praise of mutes ; The aging of ghosts ; Reading on the toilet / Zhuo Zuoren --
My turn at quitting smoking ; The monks of Hangzhou / Lin Yutang --
Haste ; Spring ; The silhouette of his back ; The moonlit lotus pond / Zhu Ziqing --
Bombs in Yishan / Feng Zikai --
Sickness ; Haircuts / Liang Shiqiu --
The priceless moments of a spring morn : idle ; Thoughts of an idle fellow / Liang Yuchun. Essays, 1949-1976. On shopping ; On the beauty of bare feet / Lin Yutang --
On time ; Snow / Liang Shiqiu --
Abacus / Pan Qijun --
Our very first telephone / Wu Luqin --
Thus friends absent speak / Yu Guangzhong --
Nineteen seventy-two / Yang Mu. Essays since 1976. Remembering Xiao San / Ba Jin --
Living hell / Wen Jieruo --
A bizarre kind of robbery / Xiao Wenyuan --
Musing on things read at night / Dong Qiao.
Series Title: Modern Asian literature series.
Responsibility: Joseph S.M. Lau and Howard Goldblatt, editors.

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This collection of 20th-century Chinese literature covers genres from both before and after the Communist takover in 1949. The book features short fiction, poetry and essays from mainland China,  Read more...

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