The League of Left-wing Writers was formed in
March, 1930, when a group of about fifty Shanghai
intellectuals agreed on the need for a unity of the
left in the face of increasing Kuomintang repression at
home and a worsening international situation caused by
Japanese militarism and the Great Depression.
The members of the League saw themselves as a kind
of cultural guerrilla force, a counterpart to the Red
Army under Mao Tse-tung. They used creative writing,
literary criticism and...[Show more]
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