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Fragmenting modernisms : Chinese wartime literature, art, and film, 1937-49 / by Carolyn FitzGerald

Catalog Data

Author:
FitzGerald, Carolyn  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
2013
20th century
Civil War, 1945-1949
Contents:
Introduction: out of the ashes: towards a wartime aesthetics of dissolution -- Sonnet in an air-raid shelter: Mu Dan and the new lyricism -- Intercrossings between cartoon and national art: Ye Qianyu's search for the sinicized cartoon -- Wang Zengqi's collection of chance encounters: the shifting essence of the wartime short story -- Between forgetting and the repetitions of memory: Fei Mu's aesthetics of desolation in Spring in a small town -- Fei Ming's After Mr. Neverwas rides a plane: wartime autobiography as history -- Searching for roots: modernists echoes in the post-Mao era
Summary:
"In Fragmenting Modernisms , Carolyn FitzGerald traces the evolution of Chinese modernism during the War of Resistance against Japan (1937-45) and Chinese Civil War (1945-49) through a series of close readings of works of fiction, poetry, film, and visual art, produced in various locations throughout wartime China."--page [4] of cover.
Topic:
Chinese literature--History and criticism  Search this
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945--Literature and the war  Search this
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945--Art and the war  Search this
China--History--Literature and the war  Search this
China--History--Art and the war  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Art, Chinese  Search this
Modernism (Literature)  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Call number:
PL2302 .F58 2013
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1036920