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Author Mao, Dun, 1896-1981.

Title Rainbow / Mao Dun ; translated by Madeleine Zelin
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1992]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 235 pages)
Series Voices from Asia ; 4
Voices from Asia ; 4
Contents Cover; RAINBOW; Translator's Introduction; List of Characters; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Postscript
Summary With this translation of the 1929 novel Rainbow(Hong), one of China's most influential works of fiction is at last available in English. Rainbow chronicles the political and social disruptions in China during the early years of the twentieth century. Inspired by the iconoclasm of the "May Fourth Movement," the heroine, Mei, embarks on a journey that takes her from the limitations of the traditional family to a discovery of the new, "modern" values of individualism, sexual equality, and political responsibility. The novel moves with Mei from the conservative world of China's interior provinces d
Analysis Chinese fiction
Subject Young women -- Fiction.
China -- History -- May Fourth movement, 1919 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520910958
Other Titles Hong. English