RECENT FICTION FROM CHINA, 1987-88: Novellas and Short Stories
|Author: ||Xu, Long|
Writers include: Wang Meng, Wei Shixiang, Chao Naiqian, Xing Hongliang, Han Shaogong, Shen Rong, Chen Zhijing, Ma Bende, Li Xingtian, Li Songjin, and Liu Feng. Issues include incest, abortion, propaganda, economic reforms, and individual re-evaluations.
"These stories and novellas, 11 in all, capture the changing tides of everyday life in China, from the pens of many of its leading writers. . . . Long Xu has not only brought together a fine selection of up-to-the-minute writing, translated fluidly, but also has carefully annotated native references for the foreign reader." - ASIANWEEK