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Chinese Literature and the Child

Children and Childhood in Late-Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Kate Foster
      Pages 3-8
    3. Kate Foster
      Pages 9-34
    4. Kate Foster
      Pages 35-63
  3. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Kate Foster
      Pages 67-92
    3. Kate Foster
      Pages 93-117
    4. Kate Foster
      Pages 118-147
    5. Kate Foster
      Pages 148-177
    6. Kate Foster
      Pages 178-187
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 188-251

About this book


Tracking ideas of the child in Chinese society across the twentieth century, Kate Foster places fictional children within the story of the nation in a study of tropes and themes which range from images of strength and purity to the murderous and amoral.


20th century bibliography Chinese English literature fiction knowledge literature nation society twentieth century

About the authors

Kate Foster is an independent scholar of modern and contemporary Chinese literature.

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