Lu Xun and Australia

By: Lee, Mabel; Chiu-Yee Cheung, & Sue Wiles (edited by)

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MINT - a NEW copy. 206 pages Lu Xun (1881-1936) published A Madman's Diary (1918) at the height of a Nietzsche craze in China. His creative genius, powerful intellect and writing style, and profound erudition in Western philosophy and literature, contributed to his effortlessly writing this first example of 'modern Chinese literature'. This short story was ‘modern’ because it was written in the vernacular language instead of the classical Chinese language, it addressed contemporary issues, and it was informed by modern Western literary models. This book is a collection of essays by Australian writers and/or academics arising from their connections with or inspiration from Lu Xun. Contains 23 essays.

Title: Lu Xun and Australia

Author Name: Lee, Mabel; Chiu-Yee Cheung, & Sue Wiles (edited by)

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: North Melbourne, Australian Scholarly Publishing: 2016

ISBN Number: 1925588017

ISBN Number 13: 9781925588019

Binding: Trade Paperback

Seller ID: ID292097

Keywords: Biography Books on Books Chinese History chinese literature Lu Xun new book,