Letteratura Cinese

Author: Wilt Idema
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ISBN: 9788885613881
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The Columbia Anthology Of Modern Chinese Literature

Author: Joseph S. M. Lau
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231138413
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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.

The Columbia History Of Chinese Literature

Author: Victor H. Mair
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231528511
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The Columbia History of Chinese Literature is a comprehensive yet portable guide to China's vast literary traditions. Stretching from earliest times to the present, the text features original contributions by leading specialists working in all genres and periods. Chapters cover poetry, prose, fiction, and drama, and consider such contextual subjects as popular culture, the impact of religion, the role of women, and China's relationship with non-Sinitic languages and peoples. Opening with a major section on the linguistic and intellectual foundations of Chinese literature, the anthology traces the development of forms and movements over time, along with critical trends, and pays particular attention to the premodern canon.

Children S Literature In China

Author: Mary Ann Farquhar
Editor: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9780765603449
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This book introduces the major works and debates in Chinese children's literature within the framework of China's revolution and modernization. It demonstrates that the guiding rationale in children's literature was the political importance of children as the nation's future.

The Republic Of Wine

Author: Mo Yan
Editor: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1611459745
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In this hypnotic epic novel, Mo Yan, the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of this generation, takes us on a journey to a conjured province of contemporary China known as the Republic of Wine—a corrupt and hallucinatory world filled with superstitions, gargantuan appetites, and surrealistic events. When rumors reach the authorities that strange and excessive gourmandise is being practiced in the city of Liquorland (so named for the staggering amount of alcohol produced and consumed there), veteran special investigator Ding Gou'er is dispatched from the capital to discover the truth. His mission begins at the Mount Lou Coal Mine, where he encounters the prime suspect—Deputy Head Diamond Jin, legendary for his capacity to hold his liquor. During the ensuing drinking duel at a banquet served in Ding's honor, the investigator loses all sense of reality, and can no longer tell whether the roast suckling served is of the animal or human variety. When he finally wakes up from his stupor, he has still found no answers to his rapidly mounting questions. Worse yet, he soon finds that his trusty gun is missing. Interspersed throughout the narrative—and Ding's faltering investigation—are letters sent to Mo Yan by one Li Yidou, a doctoral candidate in Liquor Studies and an aspiring writer. Each letter contains a story that Li would like the renowned author's help in getting published. However, Li's tales, each more fantastic and malevolent than the last, soon begin alarmingly to resemble the story of Ding's continuing travails in Liquorland. Peopled by extraordinary characters—a dwarf, a scaly demon, a troupe of plump, delectable boys raised in captivity, a cookery teacher who primes her students with monstrous recipes—Mo Yan's revolutionary tour de force reaffirms his reputation as a writer of world standing. Wild, bawdy, politically explosive, and subversive, The Republic of Wine is both mesmerizing and exhilarating, proving that no repressive regime can stifle true creative imagination.

La Letteratura Cinese

Author: Giuliano Bertuccioli
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ISBN: 9788864431772
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The Mirage Of America In Contemporary Italian Literature And Film

Author: Barbara Alfano
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ISBN: 9781442644052
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The Mirage of America in Contemporary Italian Literature and Film explores the use of images associated with the United States in Italian novels and films released between the 1980s and the 2000s. In this study, Barbara Alfano looks at the ways in which the individuals portrayed in these works – and the intellectuals who created them – confront the cultural construct of the American myth. As Alfano demonstrates, this myth is an integral part of Italians' discourse to define themselves culturally – in essence, Italian intellectuals talk about America often for the purpose of talking about Italy. The book draws attention to the importance of Italian literature and film as explorations of an individual's ethics, and to how these productions allow for functioning across cultures. It thus differentiates itself from other studies on the subject that aim at establishing the relevance and influence of American culture on Italian twentieth-century artistic representations.

Selected Works Of Deng Xiaoping 1975 1982

Author: Deng Xiaoping
Editor: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781461155911
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The text of the Selected Works of Deng Xiaoping(1938–1965)is a translation by the Bureau of Translation of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee.

Operina

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Editor: Operina LLC
ISBN: 1934227188
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The Literature Of China In The Twentieth Century

Author: Bonnie S. McDougall
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231110853
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A historical survey of 20th-century Chinese literature, this book chronicles the writers who - continuing in the Chinese tradition of using literature to exert moral, social, and political leadership - debated the nature, development and future of Chinese society.