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Author Cai, Xiang, 1953- author.
蔡翔, 1953- author.

Title Revolution and its narratives : China's socialist literary and cultural imaginaries (1949-1966) / Cai Xiang ; translated by Rebecca E. Karl and Xueping Zhong
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 450 pages)
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents The national/the local: conflict, negotiation, and capitulation in the revolutionary imagination -- The mobilization structure : the masses, cadres, and intellectuals -- Youth, love, "natural rights," and sex -- -- Renarrating the history of the revolution : from hero to legend -- Narratives of labor or labor utopias -- Technological revolution and narratives of working-class subjectivity -- Cultural politics, or political cultural conflicts, in the 1960s
Summary Published in China in 2010 and appearing here in English for the first time, Revolution and its Narratives is a historical, literary, and critical account of the cultural production of the narratives of China's socialist revolution that illuminates the complexity of socialist art, culture, and politics
Notes "The Chinese edition was originally published by Peking University Press in 2010. This translation is published by arrangement with Peking University Press, Beijing, China."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Chinese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Politics and culture -- China
Socialism in literature.
Chinese literature.
Kinesisk litteratur -- historia.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Asian -- General.
Politics and culture.
Politik och kultur.
Revolution Motiv
Socialism i litteraturen.
Socialism in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Zhong, Xueping, 1956- translator.
钟雪萍, 1956- translator.
Karl, Rebecca E., translator.
LC no. 2015029175
ISBN 0822374617
Other Titles 880-02 Ge ming/xu shu. English
880-02 革命/叙述. English