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The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century

 
 
 
 
The Literature of China in the Twentieth Century
Author: Bonnie S. McDougall - Kam Louie
ISBN 13: 9780231110853
ISBN 10: 231110855
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1999-09-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $35.00
 
 

The first historical survey of twentieth century Chinese literature, this book focuses on the works produced by and in the tradition of this new intellectual elite. It chronicles the writers who, continuing in the Chinese tradition of using literature to exert moral, social, and political leadership, engaged in the debate over the nature, developme

Simon Patton

The pragmatic virtues of this important book make it an indispensable work for newcomers to the field, as well as professionals engaged in the research and teaching of modern and contemporary Chinese literature. The wealth of detail it contains and the accessibility of its organization make it a highly efficient reference.