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Strange Likeness: Description and the Modernist Novel

Dora Zhang

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226722498
eISBN:
9780226722665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226722665.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Description is a ubiquitous feature of novels, but it has typically been considered secondary (if not an obstacle) to the demands of narrative. This prejudice was especially pronounced in the early ... More


Su Tong and Zhang Yimou: Women’s Places in Raise the Red Lantern

Hsiu-Chuang Deppman

in Adapted for the Screen: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833732
eISBN:
9780824870782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833732.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter compares the aesthetic and ideological connections between two mid-1980s movements: Experimental Modernist Fiction writers and Fifth Generation filmmakers. Just like Ang Lee, Zhang Yimou ... More


Introduction

Daniel Karlin

in Street Songs: Writers and urban songs and cries, 1800-1925

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198792352
eISBN:
9780191834363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792352.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Street Songs, based on the Clarendon Lectures for 2016, is about the use made by poets and novelists of street songs and cries. Karlin begins with the London street-vendor’s cry of ‘Cherry-ripe!’, as ... More


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