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

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The acclaimed translation of the complete fiction of the father of modern Chinese literature Lu Xun is one of the founding figures of modern Chiense literature. In the early twentieth century, as China came up against the realities of the modern world, Lu Xun effected a shift in Chinese letters away from the ornate, obsequious literature of the aristocrats to the plain, expressive literature of the masses. His celebrated short stories assemble a powerfully unsettling portrait of the superstition, poverty, and complacency ...

The Real Story of Ah-Q and Other Tales of China: The Complete Fiction of Lu Xun 2010, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140455489

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