The Literary Field of Twentieth-Century China

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  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr
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A collection of original essays on literary sociology that increases our understanding of modern China, its literature, and those who work in the field -- authors, editors, and readers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
An Act of Violencep. 21
Translation of Western fiction in the late Qing and early Republican period
More Than Butterfliesp. 40
Some observations on the early years of the journal
Playing the Fieldp. 61
Aspects of Chinese literary life in the 1920s
From Literature to Lovep. 79
Glory and decline of the love-letter genre
Literature High and Lowp. 113
'Popular Fiction' in twentieth-century China
Stories and Legendsp. 134
China's largest contemporary popular literature journals
No Past to Long For?p. 161
A sociology of Chinese writers in exile
Displacing the Politicalp. 178
Zhang Yimou's To Live and the field of film
Here, There, Anywherep. 198
Networking by young Chinese writers today
Bibliographyp. 216
Glossaryp. 232
Contributorsp. 247
Indexp. 248
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