The Tangshan Earthquake and the Birth of the New China
An Anatomy of Disaster
The Tangshan Earthquake and the Death of Mao's China
Understanding the Inscrutable Chinese
This extraordinary one-volume guide to the modern literatures of China, Japan, and Korea is the definitive reference work on the subject in the English language.
A Study of the Fifteenth-Century Carpenter's Manual Lu Ban Jing
When the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on December 10, 2010, its recipient, Liu Xiaobo, was in Jinzhou Prison, serving an eleven-year sentence for what Beijing called “incitement to subvert state power.”
Translation and Cultural Mediation
Aesthetic Afterlives of the Cultural Revolution
Ba Jin, Bo Yang, Chen Jingrong, Chen Yingzhen, Chiung Yao, Chu Hsi-Ning, Duanmu Hongliang, Eileen Chang, Hualing Nieh Eng
Ambivalence and Autobiography
The Politics of Reading Between West and East
The Heroic and the Quotidian
In The New Woman in Early Twentieth-century Chinese Fiction, Jin Feng discusses representations of women in May Fourth fiction, issues of gender, modernity, individualism, subjectivity, and narrative strategy.
The first half of the 20th century was a period of great turmoil in China, with thousands of years of established civilization being uprooted by a radical socialist revolution.
This biographical dictionary is an indispensable research tool for information about the prominent persons of the past seven decades in China.