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Harvard Contemporary China Series 1

After Mao

Chinese Literature and Society, 1978–1981

Edited by Jeffrey C. Kinkley

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$26.50 • £21.95 • €24.00

ISBN 9780674008854

Publication Date: 01/01/1985


  • Introduction [by Jeffrey C. Kinkley]
  • I. Literary Subject Matter
    • 1. Lobby Literature: The Archaeology and Present Functions of Science Fiction in China [Rudolph G. Wagner]
    • 2. Love Stories: The Meaning of Love and Marriage in China [Kam Louie]
    • 3. Chinese Crime Fiction and Its Formulas at the Turn of the 1980s [Jeffrey C. Kinkley]
  • II. Literary Art
    • 4. “Obscure Poetry”: A Controversy in Post-Mao China [William Tay]
    • 5. The Politics of Technique: Perspectives of Literary Dissidence in Contemporary Chinese Fiction [Leo Ou-Fan Lee]
  • III. The Sociology of Publishing and Reading
    • 6. The Non-Official Magazine Today and the Younger Generation Ideals for a New Literature [Pan Yuan and Pan Jie]
    • 7. Fiction and the Reading Public in Guangzhou and Other Chinese Cities, 1979–1980 [Perry Link]
  • Notes
  • Glossary of East Asian Terms
  • Index

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