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Harvard East Asian Monographs 207

The Appropriation of Cultural Capital

China's May Fourth Project

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674007864

Publication Date: 03/30/2002


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  • Preface [Oldřich Král]
  • Contributors
  • Introduction [Milena Doleželová-Velingerová and David Der-wei Wang]
  • I. Formation of the May Fourth Cultural Project: Discourse and Practices
    • 1. Incomplete Modernity: Rethinking the May Fourth Intellectual Project [Leo Ou-fan Lee]
    • 2. THe Canonization of May Fourth [Rudolf G. Wagner]
  • II. The Rewriting of China’s Literary History
    • 3. Literary Historiography in Early Twentieth-Century China (1904–1928): Constructions of Cultural Memory [Milena Doleželová-Velingerová]
    • 4. The End of the Past: Rewriting Chinese Literary History in the Early Republic [Stephen Owen]
    • 5. The Rhetoric of Retrospection: May Fourth Literary History and the Ming–Qing Woman Writer [Ellen Widmer]
  • III. THe Dialectic of History: May Fourth and Contemporary Chinese Literature
    • 6. Root Literature of the 1980s: May Fourth as a Double Burden [Catherine Vance Yeh]
    • 7. Return to Go: Fictional Innovation in the Late Qing and the Late Twentieth Century [David Der-wei Wang]
  • IV. Neither Renaissance nor Enlightenment
    • 8. Neither Renaissance nor Enlightenment: A Historian’s Reflections on the May Fourth Movement [Ying-shih Yü]
  • Index

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