By Yingjin Zhang
This wide-ranging Companion offers an important assessment of contemporary chinese language literature in numerous geopolitical components, from the 1840s to now. It studies significant accomplishments of chinese language literary scholarship released in chinese language and English and brings consciousness to formerly ignored, vital areas.
- Offers the main thorough and concise insurance of contemporary chinese language literature thus far, drawing awareness to formerly missed parts comparable to past due Qing, Sinophone, and ethnic minority literature
- Several chapters discover literature with regards to Sinophone geopolitics, local tradition, city tradition, visible tradition, print media, and new media
- The creation and chapters provide overviews of the institutional improvement of contemporary chinese language literature in chinese language and English scholarship because the mid-twentieth century
- Contributions from prime literary students in mainland China and Hong Kong upload their voices to foreign scholarship
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