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This wide-ranging "Companion" presents an essential evaluate of recent chinese language literature in numerous geopolitical parts, from the 1840s to now. It experiences significant accomplishments of chinese language literary scholarship released in chinese language and English and brings consciousness to formerly ignored, very important components. bargains the main thorough and concise insurance of recent chinese language literature to this point, drawing consciousness to formerly ignored parts akin to overdue Qing, Sinophone, and ethnic minority literature a number of chapters discover literature relating to Sinophone geopolitics, local tradition, city tradition, visible tradition, print media, and new media The advent and chapters provide overviews of the institutional improvement of recent chinese language literature in chinese language and English scholarship because the mid-twentieth century Contributions from top literary students in mainland China and Hong Kong upload their voices to overseas scholarship.

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Edu/mclc). 7 Peculiarly, English scholarship on modern Chinese literature has consistently bypassed full‐length narrative history, so far with only one possible exception (McDougall and Louie 1997), which resembles a reference work. 26 Yingjin Zhang Sometimes, multi‐authored chapters or sec­ tions on modern Chinese literature are tagged on toward the end of a general history of Chinese literature (Mair 2001; K. Chang and Owen 2010: 413–714). The good news is that a comprehensive literary history of modern China is finally in production (D.

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Martin and Kinkley 1992). 8 A salient feature of English scholarship in its moment of initial growth, author studies has remained a reliable, albeit by now secondary method. In Lu Xun studies, scholars have revisited his old‐style poems (Kowallis 1996), his prose collection Wild Grass (Kaldis 2014), his fictional character Ah Q and Ah Q progeny (P. Foster 2006), his love lives (McDougall 2002), his contemplations on the past (E. Cheng 2013), revolution (G. Davies 2013), evolution (Pusey 1998; A.

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