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New Woman in Early Twentieth-Century Chinese Fiction
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Jin Feng proposes that representation of the "new woman" in Communist Chinese fiction of the earlier twentieth century was paradoxically one of the ways in which male writers of the era explored, negotiated, and laid claim to their own emerging identity as "modern" intellectuals.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction: The New Woman
  2. pp. 1-19
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  1. ONE: Texts and Contexts of the New Woman
  2. pp. 20-39
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  1. TWO: Books and Mirrors: Lu Xun and “the Girl Student”
  2. pp. 40-59
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  1. THREE: From Girl Student to Proletarian Woman: Yu Dafu’s Victimized Hero and His Female Other
  2. pp. 60-82
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  1. FOUR: En/gendering the Bildungsroman of the Radical Male: Ba Jin’s Girl Students and Women Revolutionaries
  2. pp. 83-100
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  1. FIVE: The Temptation and Salvation of the Male Intellectual: Mao Dun’s Women Revolutionaries
  2. pp. 101-125
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  1. SIX: “Sentimental Autobiographies”: Feng Yuanjun, Lu Yin and the New Woman
  2. pp. 126-148
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  1. SEVEN: The “Bold Modern Girl”: Ding Ling’s Early Fiction
  2. pp. 149-170
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  1. EIGHT: The Revolutionary Age: Ding Ling’s Fiction of the Early 1930s
  2. pp. 171-188
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  1. EPILOGUE: Ding Ling in Yan’an: A New Woman within the Party Structure?
  2. pp. 189-198
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  1. Appendix A
  2. pp. 199-202
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  1. Appendix B
  2. pp. 203-208
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  1. Works Cited
  2. pp. 209-227
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 228-229
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