Modern Chinese Literature

As a comprehensive introduction to modern Chinese literature of the period between 1917 and 1949, this module studies the 1917 Literary Revolution and May-Fourth Movement, the modern literary genres that flourished in the hands of literary giants like Lu Xun, Hu Shi, Yu Dafu, Zhu Ziqing and Zhang Ailing, the important literary organizations and theories, and the debates between the various schools of writers who supported different literary ideas and concepts.

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