On the margins of modernism : Xu Xu, Wumingshi and popular Chinese literature in the 1940s (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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On the margins of modernism : Xu Xu, Wumingshi and popular Chinese literature in the 1940s

Author: Christopher Rosenmeier
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press. C 2017
Series: Edinburgh East Asian studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces and analyzes the fiction of Xu Xu and Wuminghsi and shows their importance during the Sino-Japanese War (1937-45) until 1949. It makes the wider argument that their short stories and novels in this period, an popular Chinese literature more broadly, was indebted to the Shanghai modernist writers of the 1930s (xinganjue pai). Shanghai modernism in the 1930s was an important literary movement, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Xu Xu; Wumingshi.; Wumingshi.; Xu Xu; Xu Xu; Wumingshi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Rosenmeier
ISBN: 9780748696369 0748696369
OCLC Number: 1004510241
Description: 1 v. (vi-139 pages) ; 24 cm
Series Title: Edinburgh East Asian studies series.
Responsibility: Christopher Rosenmeier.

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Xu Xu and Wumingshi were among the most widely read authors in China during and after the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). This groundbreaking book re-establishes their importance within the  Read more...

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