[Diary of a Madman and Other Stories] E–pub ã Lu Xun
Diary of a Madman and Other Stories E–pub ã Lu Xun
Part of my Fall 2017 Best Of Chinese Literature roject here and a cool list of books hereBorrows the dogs from Gogol but Lu Xun is a concerned with cannibalism than Spanish kings Tells a story about a revolutionary killed and eaten that actually happened so The ironic thing is that it was during the Cultural Revolution forty years after this story called for a cultural revolution Lu was writing in 1918 and his madman finds the command EAT PEOPLE in Confucius It was among the first to use the Chinese vernacular instead of the stilted classical and it s about the weight of tradition crushing the eople Lu was a revolutionary and he became a hero of the Communist movement I recenty completed an online course on edX HarvardX HUM122x Modern Masterpieces of World Literature which introduced me to Lu Xun I didn t recall having heard of him before and thinking this to be a gaping hole in my knowledge of world literature I have been setting about recitifying it First a bit about the author Lu Xun 1881 1936 grew up in a family whose wealth was declinging rapidly He was educated at govern I didn t read this book I just read one story and honestly I read that one story online thank you MARXISTSORG but I like to record my reactions on GOODREADS soAnd of course it was A Madman s Diary considered the first modern iece of Chinese fiction Go read it it s right under that. This collection of short stories by Lu Xun commonly considered one of the greatest writers in 20th century China and often referred to as the father of modern Chinese literature includes the celebrated short story A Madman's Diary This short story is considered to be one of the first and most influential modern works written in vernacular Chine.
Link above and is Reign of Ash (The Chosen pretty short Obviously intended asolitical allegory it concerns the written record of a young man who in the throes of madness extrapolates the tyranny of old rural values into a Bred by the Beastmen (Bred by the Beastmen paranoid bel This is a collection of 26 short stories by Lu Xun The most well known is the story that gives the collection its name Diary of a Madman where Lu Xun uses the madman saranoiac fear of cannibalism as a metaphor for the way Chinese society ate up its Fline en Lingerie people Here he works a hyperbolic vein generally similar to that used by Jonathan Swift in A Modest Proposal He returns to the metaphor of cannibalism from time to time most notably and tragically in Medicine where the cure for tuberculosisrescribed by Chinese medicine a uackery Surface particula A short rather scathing and often chilling commentary on the depersonalizing effects of mindless societal adherenceThis book is notreachy its almost a stream of consciousness style As the title suggests it s recorded in a journal styleVery elegantly Orange 5 (オレンジ, plotted with the ending known at the beginning it s a testament to the uality of the writing that knowing the end results actually makes thelot The No-Spend Challenge Guide: How to Stop Spending Money Impulsively, Pay off Debt Fast, Make Your Finances Fit Your Dreams progression suspenseful and the resolution chilling A collection of short stories from a the giant of 20th century Chinese letters Much of it functions as a veiled if comprehensible satire of a civilization in rapid upheaval Se A Madman's Diary is an attempt by Lu Xun to describe the effects of feudal values upon the Chineseeople He uses an analogy of cannibalism to describe the way such outdated values eat away at the individual In addition to A Madman's Diary the collection also includes the following Remembrances of the ast Kong yiji Medicine Tomorrow An unim.
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Nd even if you don t get all the references to Romance of the Three Kingdoms there s still a lot of fun to be had in watching the author tweak the evils and retensions of his age traditional medicine comes in for a lot of abuse But beyond Spring Snow politicalarody there is a sad joy in watching Lu describe the tragedies of his fellow citizens grappling with his own failures and the failures of his age In short this is a master of the form reworking the Western style short story into his own vernacular Strong rec I listened to the title story rather than read the book which might have made a difference The madness of the The Greatest Victory protagonist was delineated very uickly and like ripples from a stone dropped into aool it rapidly and obsessively spread out with and detail But the stone that sunk to the depths The original causation factor That was missing which left the book frustratingly without depth Perhaps this is what madness looks like it certainly isn t madness explained The first work I ve read of Lu Xun who became my favorite contemporary Chinese author when I learnt to appreciate his irony and incisiveness The Diary of a Madman is one of my favorite stories Lu Xun was one of the first Chinese authors to write in bai hua collouial speech and he is an expert writer and observer of dialogue I keep rereading it A very short story Amazing and EXTREMELY thought Second Chance Pass (Virgin River, provoking. Portant affair The story of hair Aassing storm Hometown Ah the real story Dragonboat festival The white light Some rabbits and a cat A comedy of ducks Village opera New Year's sacrifice Upstairs in a wineshop A happy family Soap The eternal lamp A warning to the eople The venerable schoolmaster Gao The loner Mourning the dead Brothers Divorc.
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