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中国当代小说 - 历史, 想象与虚构 (Contemporary Chinese Novels - History, Imagination and Fiction)

Shaoming Zhou, Yong Xu

Fudan University Press | Published : 2020

Abstract

Exploring the transformation of contemporary Chinese novels as the central point, this book examines the development of contemporary Chinese novels by analysing literary works and literary phenomena since 1978, a crucial turning point in China’s contemporary history. It aims to provide meaningful representation of the multivalent relations between novel writing, social change, and political setting in contemporary China. Each of its chapters takes on a specific theme and relates it to the historical context. Compared with similar studies, this book’s greatest feature is putting writers and their works first, highlighting their achievements and reflecting their new imagination of China’s hist..

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