Milestones on a Golden Road: Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

Milestones on a Golden Road: Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80 (Contemporary Chinese Studies)

By: Richard King (author)Paperback

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Milestones on a Golden Road will prove a valuable resource forscholars and students of modern Chinese literature, culture, andhistory, as well as those in socialist and cold war studies, and arthistory.

About Author

Richard King is a professor of Chinese studies at theUniversity of Victoria, teaching Chinese literature and film, Asianpopular culture, research methods, and Chinese language. He is theeditor of Art in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution,1966-76 (UBC Press, 2010).


Introduction: The Road and the Writer Part 1: The War Years and the Search for Form,1945-48 1 Ma Feng and Xi Rong, Heroes of Luliang, and"Revolutionary Popular Literature" 2 Zhou Libo, Hurricane, and the Creation of aChinese Socialist Realism Part 2: The Great Leap Forward and the Stuff of Heroism,1959-62 3 Li Zhun's "A Brief Biography of LiShuangshuang": A Fast-talking Vixen Creates a Village Canteen 4 Hu Wanchun's "A Man of OutstandingQuality": Pavel, but not Rita, and certainly not Ingrid, in theShanghai Dockyards Part 3: The Cultural Revolution and the Spirit of Struggle,1972-76 5 Hao Ran on The Golden Road: Transformationsin Rural China 6 Zhang Kangkang at The Dividing Line: A BoldLeap into Troubled Waters Part 4: After Mao: Reversing Judgements,1979-80 7 Chen Guokai's The Price: The Flood ofTears 8 Zhang Yigong's The Story of the Criminal LiTongzhong: Work with the Spade Epilogue: A Golden Road to Nowhere

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  • ISBN13: 9780774823739
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780774823739
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0774823739

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