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The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun

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ISBN: 9780140455489
Teamway Price: 23.00
Author:Lu Xun
Publisher: Penguin Nov 9, 2009
Format: Paperback
Page: 416

Lu Xun (1881-1936) is one of the founding figures of modern Chinese literature. His celebrated short stories assemble a powerfully unsettling portrait of the superstition, poverty and complacence that he perceived in late imperial China, and in the revolutionary Republic that toppled the last dynasty in 1911. This volume presents Lu Xuns complete fiction, including The Real Story of Ah-Q, Diary of a Madman, The Divorce and New Years Sacrifice, among others. Julia Lovells major new translation of Lu Xuns short stories is accompanied by an introduction to the writers political and literary life. This edition also includes suggested further reading, a note on Chinese names and pronunciation, a chronology and notes.