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Title Fragmenting modernisms : Chinese wartime literature, art, and film, 1937-49 / by Carolyn FitzGerald.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource
Series China studies ; v. 24
China studies (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 24.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Chinese literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Literature and the war.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Art and the war.
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949 -- Literature and the war.
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949 -- Art and the war.
Motion pictures -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Art, Chinese -- 20th century.
Modernism (Literature) -- China.
Modernism (Art) -- China.
Chinese Civil War (China : 1945-1949) fast (OCoLC)fst01352298
Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01431391
Genre Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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 fiction, poetry, film, and visual art.
Other Title Print version: 9789004250987 9004250980