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Zunun Kadir's Ambiguity: The dilemma of a Uyghur writer under Chinese rule

Thwaites, Dilber


This thesis considers the work of the influential Uyghur writer Zunun Kadir (1912-1989), and through it charts some aspects of Uyghur identity and aspiration, while explaining the background of his work in relation to the culture and history of the Uyghur people of East Turkistan (Xinjiang). Growing up in a poor and conservative family under Chinese rule, Zunun developed a commitment to nationalism and socialism in the belief that these would serve as the best basis for the advancement of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a26ee97d41


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