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Literature

  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu
Chapter

Abstract

Chapter  5, “Literature,” was written by Chen Yanhui and translated by Wang Rong. Although known as the nation of poetry, with more than 40,000 poems handed down from the Tang Dynasty alone, China is equally proud of the volume and quality of its essays, short stories, fiction, and drama. This chapter profiles prominent writers, poets, and playwrights and leads the reader along a historical corridor that showcases the gems of Chinese literature.

References

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  3. Yuan, Xingpei. 1999. Chinese Literary History. Beijing: Higher Education Press.Google Scholar
  4. Zhao, Yishan, and Li Xiusheng. 2001. A History of Chinese Literature in Genres. Shanghai: Shanghai Classic Publishing House.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guobin Xu
    • 1
  • Yanhui Chen
    • 1
  • Lianhua Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina

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