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The Chinese Postmodern

Trauma and Irony in Chinese Avant-Garde Fiction

by Xiaobin Yang

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Postmodernism (Literature),
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Chinese Novel And Short Story,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • China,
  • History and criticism,
  • Asia - General,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • 20th century,
  • Chinese fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7634078M
    ISBN 100472112414
    ISBN 109780472112418


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