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Ah Q archaeology : Lu Xun, Ah Q, Ah Q progeny and the national character discourse in twentieth century China
AuthorFoster, Paul B., 1960-
Pub. LocationLanham, MDPublisherLexington Books
Date2006Phys. Desc.xii, 401 p. ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberPL2754.S5 Z6612 2006
Ah Q archaeology : Lu Xun, Ah Q, Ah Q progeny and the national character discourse in twentieth century China / Paul B. Foster.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-390) and index.

1. General discursive trajectories of Lu Xun, Ah Q and national character in China -- 2. The historical context of national character in China : ironic nationalism -- 3. Lu Xun's late Qing essays : the foundations of his engagement with the national character discourse -- 4. The trajectory of national character in Lu Xun's writings (1918-1936) -- 5. Ah Q and the critique of national character : Lu Xun's attack on national essence and Chinese spiritual culture -- 6. Lu Xun and the construction of the Ah Q discourse (1922-1949) -- 7. The ironic inflation of Chinese national character : Lu Xun's international reputation, Romain Rolland's critique of "The true story of Ah Q" and the Nobel Prize.
See Library of Congress detailed contents note.

Subject(s)Lu Xun 魯迅, 1881-1936--Criticism and interpretation
National characteristics, Chinese
China--Intellectual life--20th century
Lu Xun 魯迅, 1881-1936. A Q zhengzhuan 阿Q正傳
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18453
ISBN073911168X ; 9780739111680LCCN2005028482OCLC61748440