By Laifong Leung
In the years because the demise of Mao Zedong, curiosity in chinese language writers and chinese language literature has risen considerably within the West. In 2000, Gao Xingjian grew to become the 1st chinese language author to obtain the Nobel Prize for Literature by means of Mo Yan in 2012, and writers equivalent to Ha Jin and Da Sijie have additionally turn into renowned within the West. regardless of this growth, nearly all of chinese language writers stay mostly unknown outdoors of China.
This ebook introduces the lives and works of 80 modern chinese language writers, and makes a speciality of writers from the "Rightist" new release (Bai Hua, Gao Xiaosheng, Liu Shaotang), writers of the purple shield iteration (Li Rui, Wang Anyi), Post-Cultural Revolution Writers, in addition to others. in contrast to prior works, it presents precise, usually first-hand, biographical details in this wide variety of writers, together with their profession trajectories, significant topics and creative features. as well as this, each one access contains a serious presentation and overview of the writer’s significant works, a specific bibliography of guides that comes with works in chinese language, works translated into English, and demanding articles and books on hand in English.
Offering a important contribution to the sphere of latest chinese language literature through making distinctive information regarding chinese language writers extra available, this e-book could be of curiosity to scholars and students chinese language Literature, modern Literature and chinese language stories.
By Maya Higashi Wakana
By Stephen Silverstein
By Kyle William Bishop,Angela Tenga
By David Krasner
A historical past of recent Drama: Volume II explores a impressive breadth of subject matters and analytical methods to the dramatic works, authors, and transitional occasions and routine that formed international drama from 1960 via to the sunrise of the hot millennium.
- Features unique analyses of performs and playwrights, studying the impression of quite a lot of writers, from mainstream icons equivalent to Harold Pinter and Edward Albee, to extra unorthodox works by way of Peter Weiss and Sarah Kane
- Provides international assurance of either English and non-English dramas – together with works from Africa and Asia to the center East
- Considers the impact of artwork, song, literature, structure, society, politics, tradition, and philosophy at the formation of postmodern dramatic literature
- Combines wide-ranging themes with unique theories, overseas point of view, and philosophical and cultural context
Completes a accomplished two-part paintings studying sleek international drama, and along A heritage of contemporary Drama: Volume I, deals readers entire assurance of a whole century within the evolution of world dramatic literature.
By Stephanie Kirk
By Joseph A. Kestner
By Edited by,Suchorita Chattopadhyay,Debasree Dattaray
By Lucy Hartley
By Horst Ruthrof
In this booklet, first released in 1981, the writer argues that narrative is an interplay among "the awarded international and the presentational strategy" and makes an attempt to outline narrative from the viewpoint of interpreting. The Reader’s building of Narrative includes chapters on narrative language, translating narrative and discusses what occurs once we learn a story textual content. This ebook might be of specific curiosity to scholars of literary thought.