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Volume 28, Number 2 (Fall 2016)

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Volume 28, Number 1 (Spring 2016)

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Volume 27, Number 2 (Fall 2015): Special Issue on Hong Shen 洪深 and the Modern Mediasphere in Republican-Era China

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Volume 27, Number 1 (Spring 2015)

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Volume 26, Number 2 (Fall 2014)

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Volume 26, Number 1 (Spring 2014)

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Volume 25, Number 2 (Fall 2013) SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE DIS/APPEARANCE OF THE POLITICAL MASS IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA (guested edited by Anup Grewal and Tie Xiao)

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Volume 25, Number 1 (Spring 2013)

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Volume 24, Number 2 (Fall 2012)

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Volume 24, Number 1 (Spring 2012)

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Volume 23, Number 2 (Fall 2011)

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Volume 23, Number 1 (Spring 2011) SPECIAL ISSUE ON DISCOURSES OF DISEASE (guested edited by Carlos Rojas)

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Volume 22, Number 2 (Fall 2010)

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Volume 22, Number 1 (Spring 2010)

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Volume 21, Number 2 (Fall 2009)

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Volume 21, Number 1 (Spring 2009)

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Volume 20, Number 2 (Fall 2008): SPECIAL ISSUE ON COMIC VISIONS OF MODERN CHINA (guest edited by Christopher Rea and Nicolai Volland)

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Volume 20, Number 1 (Spring 2008)

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Volume 19, Number 2 (Fall 2007)

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Volume 19, Number 1 (Spring 2007)

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Volume 18, Number 2 (Fall 2006)

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Volume 18, Number 1 (Spring 2006): SPECIAL ISSUE ON MODERNISMS’ CHINAS (guest edited by Eric Hayot)

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Volume 17, Number 2 (Fall 2005)

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Volume 17, Number 1 (Spring 2005): SPECIAL ISSUE ON CHINESE CULTURE IN INTER-ASIA (published simultaneously in Chinese by Chung-Wai Literary Monthly, Taiwan)

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Volume 16, Number 2 (Fall 2004)

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Volume 16, Number 1 (Spring 2004)

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Volume 15, Number 2 (Fall 2003)

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Volume 15, Number 1 (Spring 2003): SPECIAL ISSUE ON TAIWAN FILM (guest edited by Yomi Braester and Nicole Huang)

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Reviews

  • Lu Xun (1881-1936): Texte, Chronik, Bilder, Dokumente, by Raoul David Findeisen
    Denise Gimpel

Notes on Contributors


Volume 14, Number 2 (Fall 2002): SPECIAL ISSUE ON GAO XINGJIAN

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Reviews

  • Lost Voices of Modernity: A Chinese Popular Fiction Magazine in Context, by Denise Gimpel
    Jeffrey C. Kinkley
  • Towards a Modern Zen Theatre: Gao Xingjian and Chinese Theatre Experimentalism, by Henry Y.H. Zhao
    Mabel Lee

Notes on Contributors


Volume 14, Number 1 (Spring 2002)

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Reviews

  • Tales of Translation: Composing the New Woman in China, 1899-1918. By Ying Hu
    Jing M. Wang
  • Postmodernism & China. Edited by Arif Dirlik and Xudong Zhang
    Jie Lu

Notes on Contributors


Volume 13, Number 2 (Fall 2001): SPECIAL ISSUE ON POETRY (guest edited by Michelle Yeh)

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Reviews

  • Discovering Chinese Nationalism in China: Modernization, Identity, and International Relations. By Yongnian Zheng
    Ben Xu
  • Die Poesie des Sudens: Eine vergleichende Studie zur chinesische Lyrik der Gegenwart. By Raffael Keller
    Maghiel van Crevel

Notes on Contributors


Volume 13, Number 1 (Spring 2001)

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Reviews

  • Minority Rules: The Miao and the Feminine in China’s Cltural Politics. By Louisa Schein
    Mark Bender
  • New Generation: Poems from China Today. Edited by Wang Ping
    Andrea Lingenfelter

Notes on Contributors


Volume 12, Number 2 (Fall 2000): SPECIAL ISSUE ON VISUAL CULTURE AND MEMORY IN MODERN CHINA (guest edited by Julia F. Andrews and Xiaomei Chen). Special issue image archive (contains original color versions of the 166 images appearing in this issue)

Articles

Reviews

  • The Mouth That Begs: Hunger, Cannibalism, and the Politics of Eating in Modern China. By Gang Yue.
    Charles A. Laughlin
  • Invisible Writing: Studies on Chinese Culture in the 1990s (Yinxing shuxie: jiushi niandai Zhongguo wenhua yanjiu). By Dai Jinhua
    Shuyu Kong
  • The Mother and Narrative Politics in Modern China. By Sally Taylor Lieberman.
    Lingzhen Wang

Notes on Contributors


Volume 12, Number 1 (Spring 2000)

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Reviews

  • Ideology, Power, Text: Self-Representation and the Peasant “Other” in Modern Chinese Literature. By Yi-Tsi Mei Feuerwerker.
    Wendy Larson
  • The Literary Field of Twentieth-Century China. Edited by Michel Hockx.
    Paul Manfredi
  • The Politics of Chinese Language and Culture: The Art of Reading Dragons. By Bob Hodge and Kam Louie.
    Edward McDonald

Contributors


Volume 11, Number 2 (Fall 1999)

Articles

Reviews

  • Art and Artists of Twentieth-Century China. By Michael Sullivan.
    Katherine P. Burnett
  • Hong Kong Cinema: The Extra Dimensions. By Stephen Teo.
    Siu Leung Li
  • The Sublime Figure of History: Aesthetics and Politics in Twentieth-Century China. By Ban Wang.
    Jianmei Liu

Notes on Contributors


Volume 11, Number 1 (Spring 1999)

Reviews

  • Where Politics End and Poetry Begins. Review Essay on Language Shattered: Contemporary Chinese Poetry and Duoduo. By Maghiel van Crevel.
    Michelle Yeh
  • Women and Writing in Modern China. By Wendy Larson.
    Michel Hockx
  • Ethics after Idealism. By Rey Chow.
    Eric Hayot
  • New Chinese Cinemas: Forms, Identities, Politics. Edited by Nick Browne, Paul G. Pickowicz, Vivian Sobchack, and Esther Yau.
    Andrea Lingenfelter

Notes on Contributors 


Volume 10, Number 1/2 (Spring/Fall 1998)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Anal Anarchy: A Reading of Mo Yan’s “The Plagues of Red Locusts.”
    Ling Tun Ngai
  • Kumarajiva’s Foreign Tongue: Shi Zhecun’s Modernist Historical Fiction.
    William Schaefer
  • A Fiction Revealing Collusion: Allegory and Evasion in the Mid-1970s.
    Richard King
  • Decadence, Revolution and Self-Determination in Su Tong’s Fiction.
    Deirdre Sabina Knight
  • Change and Continuity in the Fiction of Zhang Henshui (1895-1967): from Oneiric Romanticism to Nightmare Realism.
    T.M. McClellan
  • Gu Cheng’s Ying’er: A Journey to the West.
    Li Xia
  • Ideological Style in the Language of the Chinese Novels of the Cultural Revolution.
    Lan Yang
  • The Lonely Traveler Revisited in Yu Hua’s Fiction.
    Rong Cai
  • The Moral Dilemma of China’s Modernization: Rethinking Zhang Yimou’s Qiu Ju da guansi.
    A-chin Hsiau

Bibliography

  • Chinese Electric Shadows III: And the Ship Sails On.
    H.C. Li

Reports

  • Writing Taiwan: Strategies of Representation. An International Symposium on Chinese Literature from Taiwan.
    Xu Gang

Reviews

  • Family Catastrophe. By Wang Wen-hsing. Translated by Susan Wan Dooling
    Backed Against the Sea. By Wang Wen-hsing. Translated by Edward Gunn.
  • Writing Women in Modern China: An Anthology of Women’s Literature from the Early Twentieth Century. Ed. Amy D. Dooling and Kristina M. Torgeson.
    Sylvia Li-chun Lin

Notes on Contributors
Index to Volumes 9 and 10
Index to Volumes 1-10


Volume 9, Number 2 (Fall 1996): SPECIAL ISSUE ON POETRY (guest editor Michelle Yeh)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Preface.
    Michelle Yeh
  • Underground Poetry in the 1960’s and 1970’s.
    Maghiel van Crevel
  • Modern Hong Kong Poetry: Negotiation of Cultures and the Search for Identity.
    Ping-Kwan Leung
  • Creator! Destroyer!- On the Self-Image of the Chinese Poet.
    Wolfgang Kubin
  • Born Poet and Born Lover: Wang Jingzhi’s Love Poetry within the May Fourth Context.
    Michel Hockx
  • Some Rhythmic Structures in Feng Zhi’s Sonnets.
    Lloyd Haft
  • “Variant Keys” and “Omni-Vision”: A Study of Shang Qin.
    Michelle Yeh
  • Ideology and Conflicts in Bei Dao’s Poetry.
    Dian Li
  • An Interview with Bei Dao.
    Gabi Gleichmann

Reviews

  • Collected Poems of Shu Ting. By Shu Ting. Tr.
    Andrea Lingenfelter
  • The Unbearable Heaviness of Being: Gender, Sexuality and Insanity in Gu Cheng and Xie Ye’s Ying’er.
    Simon Patton

Notes on Contributors


Volume 9, Number 1 (Spring 1995): SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE CITY (guest editor Xiaobing Tang)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Introduction
    Xiaobing Tang
  • The Texture of the Metropolis: Modernist Inscriptions of Shanghai in the 1930’s.
    Yingjin Zhang
  • When Spring Arrives
    Hei Ying (translated by May-lee Chai)
  • Shanghai’s Economy of the Spectacle: The Shanghai Race Club in Liu Na’ou’s and Mu Shiying’s Stories.
    Yomi Braester
  • An Overview of Chinese Theories of Fiction from the 1940’s
    Qian Liqun (translated by Steven Day)
  • Shanghai Shimin Literature and the Ambivalence of (Urban) Home.
    Xueping Zhong
  • Shanghai Literature and Beyond: An Interview with Li Ziyun.
    Xueping Zhong
  • Displacement of the Urban-Rural Confrontation in Su Tong’s Fiction.
    Robin Visser

Reviews

  • Forms of Distance. By Bei Dao.
    Simon Patton
  • Morning Sun: Interviews with Chinese Writers of the Lost Generation. By Laifong Leung.
  • Modern Chinese Writers: Self-Portrayals. Edited by Helmut Martin and Jeffrey Kinkley
    Haili Kong

Notes on Contributors
Index to Volume 8


Volume 8, Number 1/2 (Spring/Fall 1994)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Ambiguous Subjectivity: Reading Can Xue.
    Anne Wedell-Wedellsborg
  • New Light on Lao She, London, and the London Missionary Society, 1921-1929.
    Robert A. Bickers
  • In Search of Laughter: Yang Jiang’s Feminist Comedy.
    Amy D. Dooling
  • Animal Symbolism and Political Dissidence in Half of Man is Woman.
    Zuyan Zhou
  • Chinese Nativist Literature of the 1920s: The Sojourner-Narrator.
    Rosemary Haddon
  • Preview: Modern Chinese Poetry (1900-1937).
    Bonnie McDougall

Special Section: Chinese Literature in Translation – Five Essays

  • Chinese Literature in the “World” Literary Economy.
    Andrew F. Jones
  • Chinese Voices: A Review.
    Ronald R. Janssen
  • Notes from the Margin: On Recent Translations of Modern Chinese Poetry.
    John Balcom
  • The Translatability of Chinese Culture in Contemporary Chinese Fiction.
    Kam Louie
  • The Arrival of “Fiction from Modern China.”
    Trevor Carolan

Bibliography

  • More Chinese Electric Shadows: A Supplementary List.
    H.C. Li

Reviews

  • Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature and Society. Edited by Tonglin Lu.
    Gianna Quach
  • Rainbow. By Mao Dun. Translated by Madeleine Zelin.
    Gianna Quach
  • Art and Ideology in Revolutionary China. By David Holm.
    Charles A. Laughlin

Correspondence

  • Gregory Lee on Looking Out from Death

Notes on Contributors
Index to Volume 7


Volume 7, Number  2 (Fall 1993): SPECIAL ISSUE ON FILMING MODERN CHINESE LITERATURE (guest editor William S. Tay)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Sinifying and Popularizing Foreign Culture: From Maxim Gorky’s The Lower Depths to Huang Zuolin’s Ye dian.
    Paul G. Pickowicz
  • Innovation through Adaptation: The Use of Literature in New Taiwan Film and Its Consequences.
    Stephanie Hoare
  • A Souvenir of Love.
    Rey Chow
  • Once Upon a Time: Technology Comes to Presence in China.
    Kwai-Cheung Lo

Report

  • “Trafficking” in Chinese Films.
    Hsiung-ping Chiao (Translated by John Balcom)

Interviews

  • Interview with Peng Xiaolian.
    Interview with Ding Xiaoqi.
    Chris Berry

Bibliography

  • Chinese Electric Shadows: A Selected Bibliography of Materials in English.
    H.C. Li

Reviews

  • Modernism and the Nativist Resistance: Contemporary Chinese Fiction from Taiwan. By Yvonne Chang.
    Rosemary Haddon
  • Inside Out: Modernism and Postmodernism in Chinese Literary Culture.
    Edited by Wendy Larson and Anne Wedell-Wedellsborg.
    Xiaobing Tang

Notes on Contributors


Volume 7, Number 1 (Spring 1993)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Residual Modernism: Narratives of the Self in Contemporary Chinese Fiction.
    Xiaobing Tang
  • The Feminist Poetic of Xia Yu.
    Michelle Yeh
  • Mixed Style in Lu Ling’s Novel Children of the Rich: Family Chronicle and Bildungsroman.
    Kang Liu
  • Liu Yichang’s Jiutu: Literature, Gender, and Fantasy in Contemporary Hong Kong.
    Wendy Larson
  • Revisionism and Transformation in the Cultural Revolution Novel.
    Richard King
  • False Harmony: Mao Dun on Women.
    Yu-shih Chen
  • Memorial Essay: Marston Anderson
    Ted Huters

Reviews

  • Modern Chinese Women Writers: Critical Appraisals. Ed. and introduced by Michael S. Duke.
    Gregory Lee
  • Realism and Allegory in the Early Fiction of Mao Tun. By Yu-shih Chen.
    Gregory Lee
  • Mulberry and Peach: Two Women of China. By Nieh Hualing. Trans. Jane Parish Yang with Linda Lappin
    Gianna Quach

Currents

  • Necrology
  • Doctoral Dissertations in Western Languages on Modern Chinese Literature: 1988-1991

Notes on Contributors
Index to Volume 5 and 6


Volume 6, Number 1/2 (Spring/Fall 1992): SPECIAL ISSUE ON CONTEMPORARY CHINESE FICTION FROM TAIWAN (guest editor William S. Tay)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Language as Politics: The Metamorphosis of Nativism in Recent Taiwan Literature.
    Lin Yaofu
  • Imaginary Homeland: Postwar Taiwan in Contemporary Political Fiction.
    Ying-hsiung Chou
  • Fin de siecle Splendor: Contemporary Women Writers’ Vision of Taiwan.
    David Der-wei Wang
  • Chu T’ien-wen and Taiwan’s Recent Cultural and Literary Trends.
    Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang
  • Mandarin Kitsch and Taiwanese Kitsch in the Fiction of Wang Chen-ho.
    Jeffrey C. Kinkley
  • Rhetoric, History and Interpretation in Chang Hsi-kuo’s The Star-Cloud Suite.
    Kin-yuen Wong
  • Graphemics and Novel Interpretation: The Case of Wang Wen-hsing.
    Han-liang Chang
  • (En)gendering the Nation in Pai Hsien-yung’s “Wandering in the Garden, Waking from a Dream.”
    Christopher Lupke
  • Form and Its Discontent: A Rereading of Ch’i-teng Sheng’s Fiction.
    Li-fen Chen
  • The Mirror as History and History as Spectacle: Reflections on Hsiao Yeh and Su T’ung.
    Xiaobing Tang

Reviews

  • Looking Out from Death: From the Cultural Revolution to Tiananmen Square. By Duoduo. Translated by Gregory Lee and John Cayley.
    Peter Button
  • I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings of Ding Ling. Edited by Tani E. Barlow and Gary J. Bjorge.
    Hu Ying
  • Drama in the People’s Republic of China. Ed. by Constantine Tung and Colin Mackerras.
  • The Contemporary Chinese Historical Drama: Four Studies. By Rudolf Wagner.
    Edward Gunn
  • Turbulence. By Jia Pingwa. Tr. by Howard Goldblatt.
    David Der-wei Wang

Currents

  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1991)

Notes on Contributors


Volume 5, Number 2 (Fall 1989): SPECIAL ISSUE ON WARTIME LITERATURE (guest editor Theodore Huters)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Introduction
    Theodore Huters
  • Realism’s Last Stand: Character and Ideology in Zhang Tianyi’s Three Sketches.
    Marston Anderson
  • Lao She’s Wartime Fiction.
    David Wang
  • Wang Tongzhao and the Ideal of Resistance Enlightenment: Symbolic Resistance in Occupied Shanghai, 1937-45.
    Po-shek Fu
  • Mao Dun’s Fushi: The Politics of the Self.
    Theodore Huters
  • Lu Ling’s Children of the Rich: The Role of Mind in Social Transformation.
    Kirk A. Denton
  • Political Transformation in Wu Zuxiang’s Wartime Novel Shanhong.
    Catherine Pease Campbell
  • Bibliography of Literature of the Sino-Japanese War (1937-45).
    Kirk A. Denton
  • Review: Voices from the Iron House: A Study of Lu Xun. By Leo Ou-fan Lee.
    Yi-tsi Mei Feuerwerker

Reviews

  • The Limits of Realism: Chinese Fiction in the Revolutionary Period. By Marston Anderson.
    David D.W. Wang
  • Dai Wangshu: The Life and Poetry of a Chinese Modernist. By Gregory Lee.
    Jeffrey C. Kinkley
  • Science Fiction from China. Ed. by Dingbo Wu and Patrick Murphy.
    Jeffrey C. Kinkley
  • Complete Poems: A Translation with Introduction and Annotation. By Lu Xun. Translated and annotated by David Y. Ch’en.
    Diary of a Madman and Other Stories. By Lu Xun. Translated by William A. Lyell.
    Lydia H. Liu
  • Bolshevik Salute: A Modernist Chinese Novel. By Wang Meng. Translated by Wendy Larson.
    Philip F. Williams

Currents

  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1989)

Notes on Contributors


Volume 5, Number 1 (Spring 1989): SPECIAL ISSUE ON PRC LITERATURE OF THE 1980s

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Social Responsibility and Self-Expression: Chinese Literature in the 1980’s.
    Helen F. Siu
  • Romance of the Red Sorghum Family.
    Ying-hsiung Chou
  • Between Aesthetics and Hermaneutics: A New Type of Bildungsgroman in Ah Cheng’s “The Chess Champion.”
    Kin-yuen Wong
  • A New Beginning for the Modernist Chinese Novel: Zhao Zhenkai’s Bodong.
    Philip Williams
  • Color, Character, and Culture: On Yellow Earth, Black Cannon Incident, and Red Sorghum.
    H.C. Li
  • Reinventing China: The Fifth-Generation Filmmakers.
    Paul Clark

Reviews

  • Half of Man is Woman. By Zhang Xianliang. Trans. Martha Avery.
    Marsha L. Wagner
  • The Odyssey of Shen Congwen. By Jeffrey C. Kinkley.
    Edward Gunn
  • The Isle Full of Noises: Modern Chinese Poetry from Taiwan. Ed. and trans. by Dominic Cheung.
    Essays on Contemporary Chinese Poetry. By Julia Lin.
    Christopher Lupke
  • Zhang Henshui Yanjiu Ziliao. Ed. Zhang Zhanguo and Wei Shouzhong.
    King-fai Tam

Currents

  • Necrology
  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1989)
  • Publications News
  • New Organizations and Programs Related to Modern Chinese Literature

Notes on Contributors
Index to volume 4 (1988)


Volume 4, Number 1/2 (Spring/Fall 1988)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Introduction: Gender, Writing, Feminism, China.
    Tani Barlow
  • The Language of Despair: Ideological Representations of the “New Woman” by May Fourth Intellectuals.
    Ching-kiu Stephen Chan
  • The End of “Funu Wenxue”: Women’s Literature from 1925 to 1935.
    Wendy Larson
  • Virtuous Transactions: A Reading of Three Short Stories by Ling Shuhua.
    Rey Chow
  • Images of Subjugation and Defiance: Female Characters in the Early Dramas of Tian Han.
    Randy Kaplan
  • Three Interviews: Wang Anyi, Zhu Lin, Dai Qing.
    Wang Zheng
  • Writing with you Body: Literature as a Wound-Remarks on the Poetry of Shu Ting.
    Wolfgang Kubin
  • Harmony and Equality:Reflections on “Mimosa” and “Ark.”
    Chen Yu-shih
  • In the Translator’s Eye: Richard King on the Significance of Zhu Lin.
    Richard King
  • Feminism in the Chinese Context: Li Ang’s The Butcher’s Wife.
    Sheung-Yuen Daisy Ng
  • Yuan Qiongqiong and the Rage for Eileen Zhang among Taiwan’s Feminine Writers.
    Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang
  • Information Is All That Counts: An Introduction to Chinese Women’s Writing in German Translation.
    Ruth Keen

Review Articles

  • Taking Tiger Mountain: Can Xue’s Resistance and Cultural Critique.
    Jon Solomon
  • Political Evaluation and Reevaluation in Contemporary Chinese Fiction.
    Margaret H. Decker

Currents

  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1988)
  • Publication News
  • New Organizations and Programs Related to Modern Chinese Literature
  • Appeal for Funds for the Re-Publication of the Literary Magazine Today

Notes on Contributors
Index to volume 3 (1987)


Volume 3, Number 1/2 (Spring/Fall 1987)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Western Influences in the Poetry of Dai Wangshu
    Gregory Lee
  • Circularity: Emergence of a form in Modern Chinese Poetry
    Michelle Yeh
  • Her Dexterous Sensibility: On Zheng Min’s Poetry
    Ling Chung
  • The Rise of Children’s Poetry in Contemporary Taiwan
    Jing Wang
  • Cat Country: A Dystopian Satire
    Koon-ki Tommy Ho
  • Li Ang’s Experiments with the Epistolary Form
    Sheung-Yuen Daisy Ng
  • On the Death of Sister Xianglin
    Qiu Sha
  • An Interview with Gao Xiaosheng
    Yi-Tsi Mei Feuerwerker
  • Documents Concerning Tanqiuzhe [The explorer], an Independent Literary Journal Planned during the Hundred Flowers Period
    Rudolf G. Wagner

Review Article

  • Scandalous Books by a Scandalous Woman
    Richard King

Reviews

  • Popular Chinese Literature and Performing Arts in the People’s Repuublic of China, 1949-1979. Ed. by Bonnie S. McDougall
    Review Symposium: Lars Ragvald, Kam Louie, Donald M. Lowe, Christina Yao
  • Roses and Thorns: The Second Blooming of the Hundred Flowers in Chinese Fiction 1979-1980. Ed. by Perry Link
    Chrysanthemums and other stories. By Feng Jicai.
    Bonnie S. McDougall
  • After Mao: Chinese Literature and Society 1978-1981. Ed. by Jeffrey C. Kinkley.
    Wolfgang Kubin
  • Going to the People: Chinese Intellectuals and Fold Literature, 1918-1937. By Chang-tai Hung.
    Sally Taylor Lieberman

Currents

  • Highlights of the San Francisco Symposium on Contemporary Chinese Literature
    Timothy Leung
  • The 2nd International Conference on the Commonwealth of Chinese Literature
    Song Yongyi
  • Necrology
  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1987-1988)
  • Publications News
  • Doctoral Dissertations (1984-1987)

Notes on Contributors
Index to volume II (1986)


Volume 2, Number 2 (Fall 1986)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Gender and Identity in Ding Ling’s Mother
    Tani E. Barlow
  • Lo Ch’ing’s Poetics of Integration: New Configurations of the Literati Tradition
    Joseph Roe Allen III
  • Split Consciousness: The Dialectic of Desire in Camel Xiangzi
    Ching-Kiu Stephen Chan
  • Lu Ling’s Literary Art: Myth and Symbol in Hungry Guo Su’e
    Kirk A. Denton
  • Yao Xueyin and his Li Zicheng: An Interview
    Guy Alitto

Reviews

  • Lu Xun and his Legacy. Edited by Leo Ou-fan Lee
    Carolyn T. Brown
  • Blooming and Contending: Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era. By Michael S. Duke.
    Contemporary Chinese Literature: An Anthology of Post-Mao Fiction and Poetry. Ed. with introductions by Michael S. Duke.
    Andrew J. Nathan
  • Trees on the Mountain: An Anthology of New Chinese Writing. Ed. by Stephen C. Soong and John Minford
    Michael S. Duke
  • The Genesis of Modern Chinese Literary Criticism (1917-1930). By Marian Galik
    Bruce Doar

Currents

  • The 1986 Jinshan Conference
    Yu-shih Chen
  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1986-1987)
  • Publication News

New Literary Organizations
Notes on Contributors


Volume 2, Number 1 (Spring 1986)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Local Color and Popularization in the Literature of the Wartime Border Regions
    D.L. Holm
  • Death in the Void: Three tales of Spiritual Atrophy in Ch’en Ying-chen’s Post-Incarceration Fiction
    Joseph S.M. Lau
  • Goethe’s Impact on Modern Chinese Drama
    Terry Siu-han Yip
  • Ibsen and Modern Chinese Dramatists: Influences and Parallels
    Kwok-kan Tam
  • Liu Binyan and the Texie
    Rudolf G. Wagner

Reviews

  • A Cadre School Life: Six Chapters. by Yang Jiang. Translated by Geremie Berme.
    Six Chapters from My Life “Downunder.” By Yang Jiang. Translated by Howard Goldblatt.
    Edward Gunn
  • Literatur und Politic in der Volksrepublic China. By Rudolf G. Wagner
    Richard King

Currents

  • The Berlin Literature Workshop
    Barbara Hendrischke
  • Literature of the Wartime Base Areas 1937-1949
    David L. Holm
  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature (1985)
  • Publication News

Notes on Contributors
Index to Volume 1


Volume 1, Number 2 (Spring 1985)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Shen Congwen and the Uses of Regionalism in Modern Chinese Literature
    Jeffrey C. Kinkley
  • A Study of the Theories of Chinese Cinema in Their Relationship to Classical Aesthetics
    Lin Niantong
  • Formal Features of Chinese Reportage and an Analysis of Liang Qichao’s “Memoirs of My Travels in the New World”
    Yin-Hwa Chou
  • Reportage and I
    Bo Yang
  • Bei Dao’s Poetry: Revelation and Communication
    Bonnie S. McDougall

Reviews

  • Women Writers of 20th-Century China
    Wendy Larson
  • On Qian Zhongshu’s Fiction and Its Critics: Some Remarks on Qian Zhongshu by Theodore Huters
    Zbigniew Slupski
  • Pien Chih-lin: A Study in Modern Chinese Poetry. By Lloyd Haft
    Bonnie S. McDougall

Currents

  • U.S.-China Second Writers’ Conference
    Perry Link
  • Within Four Seas: The International Writing Program at the University of Iowa
    Wang Chien-hui
  • Contemporary Chinese Drama and Theatre
    Constantine Tung
  • Visit of the Writer Liu Xinwu to West Germany
    Helmut Martin
  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature

Items

  • Literature in Numbers
  • Errata
  • Notes on Contributors


Volume 1, Number 1 (September 1984)

  • Editor’s Remarks
  • Wang Meng, Stream-of-consciousness, and the Controversy over Modernism
    William Tay
  • An Open Letter on ‘Stream-of-consciousness’
    Wang Meng
  • The Process of Wang Wen-hsing’s Art
    Edward Gunn
  • Language, Narrator, and Stream-of-consciousness: the Two Novels of Wang Wen-hsing
    Sung-sheng Chang
  • Wang Wen-hsing on Wang Wen-hsing
    Shan Te-hsing
  • Literary Innovation and Modes of Production: A Commentary
    Fredric Jameson
  • Writers’ Discontent and Party Response in Yan’an Before “Wild Lily”: The Manchurian Writers and Zhou Yang
    Kyna Rubin
  • Zhao Zhenkai’s Fiction: A Study in Cultural Alienation
    Bonnie S. McDougall

Currents

  • Comparing the Comparatists
    Y.H. Zhao
  • Early Chinese Cinema- The Era of Exploration
    Paul G. Pickowicz
  • European Workshop
    Helmut Martin
  • Conferences, Meetings, and Seminars on Modern Chinese Literature
  • Doctoral Dissertaions in western Languages on Modern Chinese Literature: 1980-1983
  • Notes on Contributors