Xun (or Hsun) is the master (inventor?) of the modern Chinese short story. Some of his stories were translated into American English in , but more recent. Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Lu Xun. Lu Xun (–), a leading figure of modern Chinese literature. Writing in Vernacular. A Madman’s Diary is a short story published in by Lu Xun, a Chinese writer. It was the first For other uses, see Diary of a Madman (disambiguation).

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From Lu Xun sometimes supported the Chinese Communist Party, although he never became a member of it. Cerpen terakhir di buku ini juga asyik dibaca. Destijds werd China bestuurd door de Kwomintang. He never joined the Chinese Communist Party. Lyell has made the translation choice of using English colloquialisms to capture the informality and plain language of Lu Xun’s writing. Mar 21, Emma Rose rated it it was amazing. Dan tentu bagi saya yang awam dengan pergolakan di cina kala itu, ini menjadi hal yang sulit saya terka, namun dengan kejelian penulis dan suasana cerita yang tidak dibangun tiba2, menjadikan kebanyakan cerpennya mengasyikkan.

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The madness of the protagonist was delineated very quickly and like ripples from a stone dropped into a pool, it rapidly and obsessively spread out with more and more detail. These 2 locations in Western Australia: Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. He made a decision to cure the “souls” of his countrymen rather than their bodies and chose literature as his medium.


Naast een handvol gedichten bestaat het uit zesentwintig korte verhalen. The ironic thing is that it was during the Cultural Revolution, forty years after this story called for a cultural revolution. Banyak kesalahan penulisan dan itu menyebalkan. The complete prose works of Lu Xun are rightly counted as among the pinnacles of Chinese modern literature.

He wrote stories, poems, essays and translations. As remarriage was considered deeply, wrongly contrary to Confucian mores, she is unable to find acceptance back into society. Lu Xun was openlijk dissident, maar werd door zijn bekendheid beschermd.

Diary of a Madman and Other Stories

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Nel futuro, quando sarei finito divorato, non solo non avrebbero avuto problemi, ma la gente addirittura gli sarebbe stata grata. Paperbackpages. Yet this literary work is regarded as the core of his oeuvre. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus.

The older brother informs him that the younger one suffered from a mental The book can be great; after all it is listed by writers and critics among the best books ever written. Egli credeva che gli uomini del villaggio fossero cannibali e avidi di nuovi corpi con cui sfamarsi.


Chinese Wikisource has original text related to this article: That difference in context to today, and the difficulty of translating from a non-alphabetic language into English, meant to me that I didn’t have much of an appreciation for these stories.

That turned out not to be a good choice, and after a year Lu Xun went back to Tokyo. A unique luck brought me to this author, on the internet some Marxist Library or something is distributing his works, insisting on you sharing and giving the book away, advertising their outfit, which in a rather unconscious way I think I do now.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lu, Hsun, — Translations into English. Toch wordt dit literaire werk beschouwd als de kern van zijn oeuvre.

Lu Xun again in a semi-comedic vein. Feels to me like a book that you would be assigned to read in a Chinese Civ class.