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The edge of knowing : dreams, history, and realism in modern Chinese literature / Roy Bing Chan.

Author:
Chan, Roy Bing [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
xi, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Notes:
"A Robert B. Heilman book."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-214) and index.
Contents:
Sleeping through catastrophe: Dreams, cataclysmic modernity, and the promises of literary realism -- Dreaming as representation: Lu Xun's Wild grass and realism's social address -- Realism's hysterical bodies: narrative and oneiric counternarrative in Mao Dun's fiction -- Sleepless nights in fast socialism: dream rhetoric and fiction in the Mao era -- Dream fugue: Jiang Qing, the end of the cultural revolution, and Zong Pu's fiction -- Conclusion: Lu Xun and the dreams of politics and literature.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780295998992 ((hardcover ; : acid-free paper))
  • 0295998997 ((hardcover ; : acid-free paper))
LCCN:
2016020390
OCLC:
957339446
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