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Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused: Fiction from Today's China

Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused: Fiction from Today's China (Paperback)

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Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused is a showcase for 20 writers from the new literary generation in China. Hard-core realism, experimental prose, and black humor; exoticism and eroticism;shocking tales of brutality, tender evocations of love, and engrossing mysteries all coexist in an anthology that spans nearly a decade, ten years that have witnessed a dizzying array of societal and political changes. Almost all of the stories appear in English translation for the first time. Includes Shi Tiesheng, Â First Person"; Hong Ying, Â The Field"; Su Tong, Â The Brothers Shu"; Wang Meng, Â A String of Choices"; Li Rui, Â Sham Marriage"; Duo Duo, Â The Day I Got to Xi'an"; Chen Ran, Â Sunshine Between the Lips"; Li Xiao, Â Grass on the Rooftop"; Yu Hua, The Past and the Punishments"; Mo Yan, Â The Cure"; Ai Bei, Â Green Earth Mother"; Cao Naiqian, Â When I Think of You Late at Night, There's Nothing I Can Do"; Can Xue, Â The Summons"; Bi Feiyu, Â The Ancestor"; Yang Zhengguang, Â Moonlight over the Field of Ghosts"; Ge Fei, Â Remembering Mr. Wu You"; Chen Cun, Â Footsteps on the Roof"; Chi Li, Â Willow Waist"; Kong Jiesheng, Â The Sleeping Lion"; Wang Xiangfu, Â Fritter Hollow Chronicles."

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press Publication Date: 01/01/1996 ISBN-13: 9780802134493  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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