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The last of the Whampoa breed : stories of the Chinese diaspora

Author: Bangyuan Qi; Dewei Wang
Publisher: New York ; Chichester [England] : Columbia University Press, 2003.
Series: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Last of the Whampoa Breed tells she stories of the exiles written by their descendants, many of whom have become Taiwan's most important authors. The book is an important addition to the vastly underrepresented literature of Taiwan in translation and sheds light on the complex relationship between Taiwan and the People's Republic of China. Western readers will not at first recognize the experiences of these
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bangyuan Qi; Dewei Wang
ISBN: 0231130023 9780231130028
OCLC Number: 123124402
Description: xiv, 270 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Faces, Bronze Faces / Wei-mang Sun --
Shore to Shore / Pin-zai Sang --
I Wanted to Go to War / Pin-zai Sang --
The Stone Tablet at the Cove of the Loving Mother / Yo-hua Wang --
Old Man Yang and His Woman / Chiang Lu --
1,230 Spots / Foong Show --
Valley of Hesitation / Yu Li --
State Funeral / Hsien-yang Pai --
Tale of Two Strangers / Jen Yuan --
The Last of the Whampoa Breed / Wen-tsai Tai --
My Relatives in Hong Kong / Sa Hsiao --
Spring Hope / Li Li --
The Vanishing Ball / Chi-jiang Chan --
Epilogue: The Remembrance of My Buddies from the Military Compound / Tien-hsin Chu.
Series Title: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Responsibility: edited by Pang-yuan Chi and David Der-wei Wang.

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Stories born of the trials and heartache of exile in Taiwan.  Read more...

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"Seen through the eyes of the exiles' descendants, many of whom are prominent writers in Taiwan, the essays capture the historically tense relationship that still exists between mainland China and Read more...

 
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