Yiyan Wang's Narrating China: Jia Pingwa and his Fictional World PDF

By Yiyan Wang

Jia Pingwa, whose novels have brought on either reputation and controversy, has a tremendous readership during the chinese language conversing global. notwithstanding, despite Pingwa's cultural value and using his poetry, novels and prose in colleges and universities, there hasn't ever been any massive educational learn of the author and his writings. Filling that hole, this publication examines the corpus of Pingwa’s writing and emphasizes his significance, prominence and relevance to modern chinese language society.

This pioneering learn discusses Pingwa's works in the sunshine of ‘cultural nationalism’, displaying how he hyperlinks the cultural id of China with the cultural authenticity of his neighborhood Shaanxi Province. furthermore, the booklet highlights problems with nationalism in modern chinese language literature and underpins the importance of nearby writing in negotiating China’s nationwide identities.

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