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The Vintage Book of Contemporary Chinese Fiction (Vintage Originals)

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David Su Li-Qun and Carolyn Choa introduce nineteen of China's most enthralling writers-to date largely unknown outside their native land. From Shanghai to Beijing, we meet people whose lives have been transformed by their country's turbulent recent history.

Cheng Nai-shan writes about the present-day life of the former Shanghai upper class and their children. Sent to work on a rural commune at age fifteen, Wang An-yi now writes about the struggles of the urban underclass. Wang-Meng, once exiled to Tibet, now writes award-winning, character driven stories. Mo Shen had been a railway porter before emerging as a writer after the fall of the Gang of Four. With these and seventeen other writers represented, The Vintage Book of Contemporary Chinese Fiction is a literary testament to a post-revolutionary nation in transition.

About the Author

Born and educated in Hong Kong, Carolyn Choa works as a film producer and choreographer in London. David Su Li-Qun was resident playwright at the National Union Theatre in Beijing until emigrating to England in 1984. Since then he has taught at the University of London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375700934
Editor:
Choa, Gillian
Editor:
Li-Qun, David Su
Editor:
Choa, Gillian
Editor:
Li-Qun, David Su
Editor:
Choa, Carolyn
Author:
David Su Li-Qun
Author:
Choa, Carolyn
Author:
Choa, Gillian
Author:
Su Li-Qun, David
Editor:
Choa, Carolyn
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Chinese fiction
Subject:
Short stories, chinese
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Originals
Series Volume:
no. A-21
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.00x5.23x.74 in. .54 lbs.

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