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Author Stuckey, G. Andrew, 1974-

Title Old stories retold [electronic resource] : narrative and vanishing pasts in modern China / G. Andrew Stuckey.

Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2010.


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Physical description ix, 201 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-197) and index.
Contents Introduction: history, memory, and phantasmal pasts -- Part I parody: traditional narrative revamped -- Tradition redux: parody and pathology -- Return to the primitive: de-civilized origins in Han Shaogong's fiction -- Interlude: the maoist (anti)tradition and the nationalist (neo)tradition -- Part II citation: strategies of intertextual connection -- The lyrical and the local: Shen Congwen, roots, and temporality in the lyrical tradition -- Tradition in exile: allusion and quotation in Bai Xianyong's Taipei people -- Back to the future: temporality and cliché in Wang Anyi's Song of everlasting sorrow -- Globalized traditions: Zhu Tianxin's The ancient capital.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Chinese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Chinese literature -- Taiwan -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780739123621 (alk. paper)
9781461633952 (e-book)