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Writing Women in Modern China The Revolutionary Years, 1936-1976 (Weatherhead Books on Asia) by Amy D. Dooling

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese,
  • Asian - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • 20th century,
  • China,
  • Chinese literature,
  • Translations into English,
  • Women Authors,
  • Women and literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9480851M
ISBN 100231132174
ISBN 109780231132176

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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).

Fincher’s book on Leftover Women is a refreshing work within the topic of China and gender, which argues that the labeling of women as being “leftover” is part of a state-sponsored media campaign that has created a greater disparity between men and women in China today – contrary to a popular assumption that women have benefited from. 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 .