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Writing Women in Modern China

An Anthology of Women"s Literature from the Early Twentieth Century (Modern Asian Literature Series)

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Published by Columbia Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collections & anthologies of various literary forms,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women In Literature,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Asian - General,
  • Short Stories (Anthologies),
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • 20th century,
  • China,
  • Chinese Literature,
  • Translations into English,
  • Women Authors,
  • Women and literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmy D. Dooling (Editor), Kristina M. Torgeson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10196073M
    ISBN 100231107005
    ISBN 109780231107006

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Writing Women in Modern China is the first major anthology in English to highlight the contributions of women to modern literary culture with respect to the heated gender debates of early twentieth-century China.

Featuring examples of fiction, drama, autobiography, essays, and poetry by eighteen writers, many of whom have been neglected by mainstream literary history, this collection demonstrates the creative diversity in modern women's by: 1.

Analyzing the protracted cultural debate in modern China over what and how women should write, this book focuses on two concepts of great importance in Chinese literary modernization―the new, liberated woman and the new, autonomous by: Amy D. Dooling is associate professor of Chinese at Connecticut College.

She is the author of Women's Literary Feminism in Twentieth-Century China and the coeditor and co-translator (with Kristina Torgeson) of Writing Women in Modern China: An Anthology of Literature by Chinese Women from the Early Twentieth : $ Writing Women in Modern China is the first major anthology in English to highlight the contributions of women to modern literary culture with respect to the heated/5.

Writing Women in Modern China is the first major anthology in English to highlight the contributions of women to modern literary culture with respect to the heated gender debates of early twentieth-century China.

Featuring examples of fiction, drama, autobiography, essays, and poetry by eighteen writers, many of whom have been neglected by mainstream literary history, this collection demonstrates the creative diversity in modern women's writing.

Amy D. Dooling is associate professor of Chinese at Connecticut College. She is the author of Women's Literary Feminism in Twentieth-Century China and the coeditor and co-translator (with Kristina Torgeson) of Writing Women in Modern China: An Anthology of Literature by Chinese Women from the Early Twentieth Century.

Writing Women in Modern China is the first major anthology in English to highlight the contributions of women to modern literary culture with. Writing Women in Modern China: An Anthology ofWomen's Literaturefrom the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Columbia University Press, xii, pp.

Hardcover, isbn Paperback, isbn Seven women writers have written realistic stories about women's lives in the People's Republic of China. The book is informative and realistic, and moves the reader with compassion and admiration for women struggling to make good lives for themselves and others in a difficult s: 2.

Through the lens of modern Chinese literature, Gender Politics in Modern China explores the relationship between gender and modernity, notions of the feminine and masculine, and shifting arguments for gender equality in China. Ranging from interviews with contemporary writers, to historical accounts of gendered writing in Taiwan and semi-colonial China, to close feminist 5/5(1).

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Seven women writers have written realistic stories about women's lives in the People's Republic of China. The book is informative and realistic, and moves the reader with compassion and admiration for women struggling to make good /5(2).

The Good Women of China book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. "At that time in China, I might have gone to prison for writing a book like this. I couldn't risk abandoning my son, or the women who received help and encouragement through my radio programme.

I've read a few memoirs of modern China and the /5. The essays in this volume consider the state of current writing of the world's best Chinese women writers. All the contributors relate their authors to the life and work of other contemporary Chinese women writers, and compare work coming from PRC, Taiwan and overseas Chinese.

The essays make a contribution to the fields of Modern Chinese literature and women's. The modernization of the Chinese woman might have its roots in ancient culture.

Tradition has influenced modern Chinese women in three areas: diligence, fairness and fulfilling one's duties. Women were traditionally diligent and hardworking. Must-read novels and short stories from modern China The China Channel is selling its soul and running a short summer series of listicles: on literature, film and China books.

We begin with the fiction, focusing on contemporary fare from the last decades, to better give a feel for modern China through its novels. The list is selective and subjective, and partly. Despite a long-held belief in China that women lacked literary talent, works by women – particularly poetry – did win a degree of respect within Chinese literature during the Imperial the first half of the 20th century, writing by women reflected feminist ideas as well as the political upheavals of the time.

Although women achieved a more equal social status. Xue Xinran, who usually writes as simply "Xinran", was a radio broadcaster in China before moving to Great Britain and beginning to publish books.

She currently writes as /5. A similar sentiment was expressed in the Book of Documents in proverbial form: “When the hen announces the dawn, it signals the demise of the family.” During Han times ( BCE – CE), both the administrative structure of the centralized state and the success of Confucianism helped shape the Chinese family system and women’s place in it.

The Good Women of China (ISBN ) is a book published in The author, Xue Xinran, is a British-Chinese journalist who currently resides in London and writes for The Tyldesley translated this book from Chinese. The Good Women of China is primarily composed of interviews Xinran conducted during her time as a radio broadcaster in China.

Seven Contemporary Chinese Women Writers book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Book. Softcover. Writers. Write a review. Haleigh rated it it was amazing. This collection of short stories presents an interesting picture of life in evolving modern China.

The stories are mostly concerned with the /5(5).Women's writing, as a discrete area of literary studies and practice, is recognized explicitly by the numbers of dedicated journals, organizations, awards, and conferences which focus mainly or exclusively on texts produced by women.

Women's writing as an area of study has been developing since the s.Start the countdown to Time Out Beijing's best Chinese fiction books of all time, as voted for by 24 Chinese literature experts, novelists, literary agents, publishers, editors, critics and journalists for their top book picks from the last years, based on the following criteria: Available in English - Published after - Written by a Mainland or Greater China-born author.