Chinese Literature for the 1980s: The Fourth Congress of Writers and Artists

1st Edition

Howard Goldblatt

Routledge
Published June 7, 2017
Reference - 168 Pages
ISBN 9781138187627 - CAT# Y226258
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

Editor Howard Goldblatt explains that while most societies analyse and revere their literary trends in retrospect, post-Liberation China’s literary trends tend to be announced beforehand allowing for critics to judge how close or far from the prescribed norms a piece of art is. In this volume, a collection of speeches and reports from the Fourth Congress of Writers and Artists, well-known Chinese writers (novels, poets, and dramatists alike) debate the future direction of Chinese literature for the 1980s. Originally published in 1982, the book lends a contemporary view into the state of art and literature in China during a critical era of transformation. This title is suitable for students of Literature and East Asian Studies.

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