Village echoes : the fiction of Wu Zuxiang (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Village echoes : the fiction of Wu Zuxiang

Author: Philip F Williams
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study surveys the literary career of Wu Zuxiang, one of China's most distinguished writers on rural life. The author traces Wu's development as both writer and social critic, using a combination  Read more...

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Named Person: Zuxiang Wu; Zuxiang Wu
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip F Williams
ISBN: 0813316006 9780813316000
OCLC Number: 246707627
Description: VII, 303 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Inhalt: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
PT. ONE: FORMATIVE AND CREATIVE YEARS --
Origins and Literary Stirrings Up to 1930 --
A Vision of Contrasts: Rural Versus Urban, 1931-1932 --
Contrasts Within the Village: Past Equilibrium Versus Present Decline, 1933-1934 --
Portraits of Rural Recovery at the Grassroots Level, 1934-1936 --
Wartime Visions of Infectious Nationalism, 1937-1943 --
PT. TWO: TECHNICAL PROCLIVITIES --
Dramatization and Typicality in Characterization --
Variegated Narrative Voice and Minimalist Plot Structure --
Central Patterns of Metaphor Usage --
PT. THREE: PULLBACK FROM CONTEMPORANEITY --
From Dramatizing the Present to Reclaiming the Heritage --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Western-Language Works Cited --
Chronological List of Wu's Creative Works --
Selected Bibliography of Other Writings by Wu --
Selected Bibliography of Other East Asian Source Materials --
Glossary --
About the Book and Author --
Index
Responsibility: Philip F. Williams.

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