A Subversive Voice in China: The Fictional World of Mo Yan by Shelley Chan

By Shelley Chan

Mo Yan, the main prolific author in present-day China in addition to one in every of its such a lot sought after avant-gardists, is an writer whose literary works have loved an immense readership and feature stuck a lot severe recognition not just in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan but additionally in lots of different nations worldwide. This ebook presents the main accomplished exposition of Mo Yan's fiction in any language. writer Shelly Chan delves into Mo Yan's complete choice of literary works, contemplating novels in addition to brief tales and novellas. during this research, Mo Yan's works are handled in a diachronic fashion--Chan discusses the advance of Mo Yan's kind all through his occupation by means of contemplating issues that he has addressed in a number of narratives over the years. this offers the reader with priceless perception into knowing how person narratives healthy into the complete selection of Mo Yan's physique of literary paintings. students also will welcome the book's wide connection with secondary scholarship and thought, which skillfully bargains with the chinese language scholarship and carefully covers the English-language resources on Mo Yan in addition. This ebook on some of the most very important figures in modern chinese language literary background should be a landmark source for students in Asian experiences, cultural stories, and literary feedback, in addition to an attractive learn for individuals drawn to chinese language literature and old fiction.

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