Chinese Literature - Introductions to Chinese Culture (Paperback)

by Dan Yao, Jinhui Deng, Feng Wang, Huiyun Tang

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Chinese literature has a long, distinctive history and has played an important part in shaping the cultural identity of the Chinese people. This literature provides a window into human relationships, society, politics, spirituality and philosophy at any given time in China's history. This accessible, illustrated introduction takes the reader through the rich Chinese literary tradition from ancient times to the twentieth century, exploring poetry, opera, drama, novels, short stories, the modern media and the authors who created these cultural treasures.

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Published
09/03/2012

Publisher
Cambridge University Press

ISBN
9780521186780


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