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Author Hockx, Michel, author

Title Internet literature in China / Michel Hockx
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Global Chinese culture
Global Chinese culture.
Contents Internet literature in China: history, technology, and conventions -- Linear innovations: Chen Cun and other chroniclers -- The bottom line: online fiction and postsocialist publishing -- Online poetry in and out of China, in Chinese, or with Chinese
Summary Since the 1990s, Chinese literary enthusiasts have explored new spaces for creative expression online, giving rise to a modern genre that has transformed Chinese culture and society. Ranging from the self-consciously avant-garde to the pornographic, web-based writing has introduced innovative forms, themes, and practices into Chinese literature and its aesthetic traditions. This text describes in detail the types of Chinese literature taking shape right now online and their novel aesthetic, political, and ideological challenges
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes ebrary purchase 20161014 nsh UPB
Subject Chinese literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Literature and technology -- China.
Literature and the Internet -- China.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231160828
0231538537 (electronic bk.)
9780231538534 (electronic bk.)