China Underground > China Book Library > Memory, Violence, Queues

Memory, Violence, Queues

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Memory, Violence Queues: Lu Xun Interprets China takes a new look at the writer whose name is synonymous with the radical newness of modern Chinese literature.

It identifies key moments in Lu Xun’s creative development and places them in the context of the turbulent era in which China became a republic.

The result is a fresh and nuanced interpretation of a range of works, from fiction and essays to classical poems.

The analyses highlight the writer’s engagement with epochal political events–the discarding of the queue style of hair, the failed monarchical restoration of Zhang Xun, the Five Martyrs incident of the leftist literary movement, and the parallel movement in art.

A distinctive feature is the extensive use of visual materials and contemporary photographs.

Through her original approach, Eva Shan Chou restores historical complexity to the literary conscience of modern China.

Subscribe to China Underground and get the free magazine 'Planet China'

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

By clicking Sign Up, you agree to our terms and conditions.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

Previous

Capturing Chinese Short Stories from Lu Xun’s Nahan

Chinese cinema and Hollywood merge in “The Great Wall”

Next

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.