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 for scholars and students of modern Chinese literature, culture, and history, as well as those in socialist and cold war studies, and art history.

About Author

Richard King is a professor of Chinese studies at the University of Victoria, teaching Chinese literature and film, Asian popular culture, research methods, and Chinese language. He is the editor 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 a Chinese Socialist Realism Part 2: The Great Leap Forward and the Stuff of Heroism, 1959-62 3 Li Zhun's "A Brief Biography of Li Shuangshuang": A Fast-talking Vixen Creates a Village Canteen 4 Hu Wanchun's "A Man of Outstanding Quality": Pavel, but not Rita, and certainly not Ingrid, in the Shanghai Dockyards Part 3: The Cultural Revolution and the Spirit of Struggle, 1972-76 5 Hao Ran on The Golden Road: Transformations in Rural China 6 Zhang Kangkang at The Dividing Line: A Bold Leap into Troubled Waters Part 4: After Mao: Reversing Judgements, 1979-80 7 Chen Guokai's The Price: The Flood of Tears 8 Zhang Yigong's The Story of the Criminal Li Tongzhong: 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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