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The Matchmaker, the Apprentice, and the Football Fan : More Stories of China

Autor: Wen Zhu; Julia Lovell
Verlag: New York : Columbia University Press, [2013]
Serien: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Ausgabe/Medienart   Gedrucktes Buch : Belletristik : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Medienarten anzeigen
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The Matchmaker, The Apprentice, and The Football Fan moves between anarchic campuses, infuriating communist factories, and the victims of China's economic miracle to showcase the absurdity, injustice, and socialist Gothic of everyday Chinese life. This new collection of short fiction establishes Zhu Wen as that rare creature among Chinese writers today: an author with both a fearless grasp of the chaotic violence of  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: short stories
Fiction
Short stories
Nouvelles
Medienart: Belletristik
Dokumenttyp Buch
Alle Autoren: Wen Zhu; Julia Lovell
ISBN: 0231160909 9780231160902 0231160917 9780231160919
OCLC-Nummer: 818985235
Sprachhinweis: Translated from the Chinese.
Beschreibung: 166 pages : illustration ; 22 cm.
Inhalt: Da Ma's way of talking --
The matchmaker --
The apprentice --
The football fan --
Xiao Liu --
Mr. Hu, are you coming out to play basketball this afternoon? --
Reeducation --
The wharf.
Serientitel: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Andere Titel Works.
Verfasserangabe: Zhu Wen ; translated by Julia Lovell.

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The Matchmaker, The Apprentice, and The Football Fan moves between anarchic campuses, infuriating communist factories, and the victims of China's economic miracle to showcase the absurdity, injustice, and socialist Gothic of everyday Chinese life. This new collection of short fiction establishes Zhu Wen as that rare creature among Chinese writers today: an author with both a fearless grasp of the chaotic violence of capitalist-Communist China and a sense of humor. In?The Football Fan," readers fall in with an intriguingly unreliable narrator who may or may not have killed his elde.

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Zhu's quirky rogue's gallery is both entertaining and revealing, as murderers ('The Football Fan') and apostates (all the rest) illuminate the volatile period that preceded contemporary China's Weiterlesen…

 
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