Modern Chinese Literature in the May Fourth Era
Edited by Merle Goldman
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Modern Chinese Literature in the May Fourth Era by Merle Goldman
Book DescriptionOne of the most creative and brilliant episodes in modern Chinese history, the cultural and literary flowering that takes the name of the May Fourth Movement, is the subject of this comprehensive and insightful book. This is the first study of modern Chinese literature that shows how China's Confucian traditions were combined with Western influences to create a literature of new values and consciousness for the Chinese people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674579118
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1985
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Merle Goldman
From Comrade to Citizen, Paperback (September 2007)
Examines the changing relationship between the Chinese people and the state. Correcting the conventional view of China as having instituted extraordinary economic changes but having experienced few political reforms in the post-Mao period, the author details efforts by individuals and groups to assert their political rights.
Grassroots Political Reform in Contemporary China, Paperback (March 2007)
Explores a range of grassroots efforts - initiated by the state and society alike - intended to restrain arbitrary and corrupt official behaviour and enhance the accountability of local authorities. This book covers topics such as village and township elections, fiscal reforms, legal aid, media supervision, and informal associations.
China, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by Merle Goldman
John King Fairbank was the West's doyen on China, and this book is the full and final expression of his lifelong engagement with this vast ancient civilisation. It remains a masterwork without parallel.
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Author Biography - Merle Goldman
Merle Goldman is Professor of History, Emerita, at Boston University and Associate of the John K. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University.
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