Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: Ge Fei x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

A Clean Place To Die: Fog, Toxicity, and Shame in End of Spring in Jiangnan

Paola Iovene

in Tales of Futures Past: Anticipation and the Ends of Literature in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789370
eISBN:
9780804791601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789370.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter offers a close reading of Ge Fei’s 2011 novel, exploring its use of fog as a poetic trope, as a concrete manifestation of environmental pollution, and as a vector for manifestations of ... More


Futures en Abyme: Poetry in Strange Loops

Paola Iovene

in Tales of Futures Past: Anticipation and the Ends of Literature in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789370
eISBN:
9780804791601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789370.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter examines the complex temporal structures in works from the 1980s to the early 1990s inspired by the late Tang poet Li Shangyin. It details the reception of Li Shangyin’s poetry and its ... More


Projections of Historical Repetition

Jeffrey C. Kinkley

in Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167680
eISBN:
9780231532297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167680.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines six monumental and influential novels that depict life as cyclical and dystopian at the “micro” plot level, which is embedded in disastrous wars, revolutions, and failed ... More


Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Jeffrey Kinkley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167680
eISBN:
9780231532297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The depiction of personal and collective suffering in modern Chinese novels differs significantly from standard Communist accounts and many Eastern and Western historical narratives. Writers such as ... More


Introduction: Chinese Visions of History and Dystopia

Jeffrey C. Kinkley

in Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167680
eISBN:
9780231532297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167680.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses one of the preeminent themes in the works of Chinese contemporary novelists—dystopia. The works of acclaimed novelists Mo Yan, Su Tong, Yu Hua, Ge Fei, Zhang Wei, ... More


View: