New PDF release: Revolution and Its Narratives: China's Socialist Literary

By Xiang Cai,Rebecca E. Karl,Xueping Zhong

ISBN-10: 0822360543

ISBN-13: 9780822360544

ISBN-10: 0822360691

ISBN-13: 9780822360698

Published in China in 2010, Revolution and Its Narratives is a old, literary, and important account of the cultural construction of the narratives of China's socialist revolution. via theoretical, empirical, and textual research of significant and minor novels, dramas, brief tales, and cinema, Cai Xiang bargains a fancy examine that exceeds the slender confines of latest perspectives of socialist aesthetics. through enticing with the connection between tradition, historical past, and politics within the context of the innovative transformation of chinese language society and humanities, Cai illuminates the utopian promise in addition to the final word impossibility of socialist cultural creation. Translated, annotated, and edited by means of Rebecca E. Karl and Xueping Zhong, this translation offers Cai's influential paintings to English-language readers for the 1st time.

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