Literary Societies of Republican China

Literary Societies of Republican China

By: Michel Hockx (editor), Kirk A. Denton (editor), Xiaobing Tang (contributor), Wu Wu (contributor), Mark Miller (contributor), Charles A. Laughlin (contributor), Susan Daruvala (contributor), Xiaomei Chen (contributor), Yi-Tsi Mei Feuerwerker (contributor), Wong Wong (contributor)Hardback

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Denton and Hockx present thirteen essays treating a variety of literary organizations from China's Republican era (1911-1949). Interdisciplinary in approach, the essays are primarily concerned with describing and analyzing the social and cultural complexity of literary groupings and the role of these social formations in literary production of the period.

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Kirk A. Denton is associate professor of Chinese language and literature at Ohio State University. Michel Hockx is professor of Chinese at the University of London.


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Contested Fengya: Classical-style Poetry Clubs in Early Republican China Chapter 3 Chapter 2: The Mandarin Duck and Butterfly School Chapter 4 Chapter 3: The Chinese Literary Association (Wenxue yanjiu hui) Chapter 5 Chapter 4: The Creation Society (1921-1930) Chapter 6 Chapter 5: Reconsidering Xueheng: Neo-Conservatism in Early Republican China Chapter 7 Chapter 6: The Yusi Society Chapter 8 Chapter 7: The Analects Group and the Genre of Xiaopin Chapter 9 Chapter 8: Tian Han and the Southern Society Phenomenon: Networking the Personal, Communal, and Cultural Chapter 10 Chapter 9: Lions and Tigers in Groups: The Crescent Moon School in Modern Chinese Literary History Chapter 11 Chapter 10: A Literary Organization with a Clear Political Agenda: The Chinese League of Leftwing Writers, 1930-1936 Chapter 12 Chapter 11: Yuefeng: A Literati Journal of the 1930s Chapter 13 Chapter 12: The All-China Resistance Association of Writers and Artists Chapter 14 Chapter 13: The Hu Feng Group: Genealogy of a Literary School

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  • publication date: 28/05/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780739119334
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 602
  • ID: 9780739119334
  • weight: 1021
  • ISBN10: 0739119338

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