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Author Chang, Sung-sheng, 1951-

Title Literary culture in Taiwan : martial law to market law / Sung-sheng Yvonne Chang
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 271 pages)
Contents Academic contexts an conceptual frameworks -- Political and market factors in the literary field -- Soft-authoritarian rule and the mainstream position -- The modernist trend and the aestheticization of the "China trop" in mainstream literature -- Localist position as a product of social opposition -- Fukan-based literary culture and middle-class genres -- High culture aspirations and the transformations of mainstream fiction -- New developments in the post-martial law period
Summary Chang provides a comprehensive history of late 20th century Taiwanese literature by placing the vibrant local tradition within the contexts of a modernising economy, & a postcolonial, post-Cold War world order
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-256) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chinese literature -- Taiwan -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231507127 (electronic bk.)
9780231507127 (electronic bk.)