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The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature

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Review:

"All the important modern writers are included....The overall quality of this volume is very high, making it easy to recommend this book for anyone interested in modern China and its development." New Asia Review

Review:

"Perhaps no one could be better suited to expanding the canonical limits than Lau and Goldblatt....This volume, with its Columbia label, its editors' stature, and its certifiable claim to be the first comprehensive anthology of its kind, cannot but achieve an instant authority." Voice LIterary Supplement (A VLS Favorite Book of the Year)

Synopsis:

With a generous selection of new translations commissioned for this book, readers will find the best short fiction, poetry, and essays from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong in this first comprehensive collection of twentieth-century Chinese literature, which includes a lucid introduction by the editors and short biographies of the writers and poets.

Synopsis:

This collection of 20th-century Chinese literature covers genres from both before and after the Communist takover in 1949. The book features short fiction, poetry and essays from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong and includes short biographies of the writers and poets.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [721]-726).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780231080033
Editor:
Lau, Joseph S. M.
Author:
Goldblatt, Howard
Editor:
Lau, Joseph S. M.
Author:
Lau, Joseph S. M.
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Chinese literature
Subject:
Chinese literature -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 721-726.
Series:
Modern Asian literature series
Publication Date:
August 1996
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
726
Dimensions:
8.95x5.99x1.43 in. 2.28 lbs.

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Product details 726 pages Columbia University Press - English 9780231080033 Reviews:
"Review" by , "All the important modern writers are included....The overall quality of this volume is very high, making it easy to recommend this book for anyone interested in modern China and its development."
"Review" by , "Perhaps no one could be better suited to expanding the canonical limits than Lau and Goldblatt....This volume, with its Columbia label, its editors' stature, and its certifiable claim to be the first comprehensive anthology of its kind, cannot but achieve an instant authority."
"Synopsis" by , With a generous selection of new translations commissioned for this book, readers will find the best short fiction, poetry, and essays from mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong in this first comprehensive collection of twentieth-century Chinese literature, which includes a lucid introduction by the editors and short biographies of the writers and poets.
"Synopsis" by , This collection of 20th-century Chinese literature covers genres from both before and after the Communist takover in 1949. The book features short fiction, poetry and essays from mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong and includes short biographies of the writers and poets.
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