When "I" Was Born: Women's Autobiography in Modern China

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In the period between the 1920s and 1940s, a genre emerged in Chinese literature that would reveal crucial contradictions in Chinese culture that still exist today. At a time of intense political conflict, Chinese women began to write autobiography, a genre that focused on personal identity and self-exploration rather than the national, collective identity that the country was championing. When I Was Born: Women s Autobiography in Modern China reclaims the voices of these particular writers, voices that have been ...

When "I" Was Born: Women's Autobiography in Modern China 2008, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299225100

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