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Six women writers in contemporary China : a comparative study of three generations, 1978-1989

Roberts, Rosemary A


This thesis examines the writings of six mainland Chinese women writers - Ru Zhijuan, Shen Rong, Zhang Jie, Zhang Kangkang, Zhang Xinxin and Wang Anyi - belonging to three different generations as a reflection of the changing attitudes of Chinese urban intellectual women to literature and society in the period 1978-1989. Underlying the various generational differences that emerge from a thematic analysis of their writing are two related trends: a trend away from collective orientation in...[Show more]

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Date published: 1991
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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