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Internet literature in China

Author: Michel Hockx
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
Series: Global Chinese culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Ranging from the self-consciously avant-garde to the pornographic, web-based writing has introduced innovative forms, themes, and practices into Chinese literature and its aesthetic traditions.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Hockx
ISBN: 9780231160827 0231160828
OCLC Number: 880565805
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2017
Winner of Top 25 Titles of 2015 2017
Description: xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Internet literature in China: history, technology, and conventions --
Linear innovations: Chen Cun and other chroniclers --
The bottom line: online fiction and postsocialist publishing --
Online poetry in and out of China, in Chinese, or with Chinese.
Series Title: Global Chinese culture.
Responsibility: Michel Hockx.
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As a well-known figure in the field of modern Chinese literature, Hockx is well positioned to bridge the gap between literary studies and internet culture. His book will become a standard citation in Read more...

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