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It is a masterpiece of Chinese vernacular literature and is generally acknowledged to be the pinnacle of classical Chinese novels.

1715-1763) was the first great prose tragedy in Chinese literature.

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Educated in England, he taught Chinese classical literature at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
he three novella excerpts that follow are from the forthcoming collection By the River: Seven Novellas from Twenty-first Century China, curated by coeditor Liu Hongtao 刘洪涛, volume 6 in the Chinese Literature Today book series at the University of Oklahoma Press.

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Chin: Constructions of Nation and the Chinese in West Indian Literature
In addition to philosophical, religious, and historical writings, China also produced poetry, prose, lyric, ode, novels, legend, folktale, political essay, and dramatic writings of historical character or figure, war & military events from an early date (See more in Library & Archives). Poetry became well established as a literary form during the Tang Dynasty, from AD 618 to 907. One of China's greatest poets, Li Po, wrote during this period. This tradition of poetry, often dealing with the relationship of humans to their natural surroundings, has continued.

China has a very old and rich tradition in literature and the dramatic and visual arts. Early writings generally derived from philosophical or religious essays such as the works of Confucius (551-479 BC) and Lao-tzu (probably 4th century BC). These writings were often about how people should act and how the society and political system should be organized and operated. A strong tradition of historical writing also evolved. After the fall of a dynasty, for example, a grand history of the late dynasty was commissioned and written by in the next dynasty.

 

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He studied European literature at Oxford and the University of Paris before returning to China and beginning a teaching career at Tsinghua University.
As one of the pioneers of modern Chinese literature, Zhu Ziqing is best remembered for prose works that depicted the life and landscape of China with grace and subtlety.

It is considered a masterpiece of Chinese literature and is considered to be the peak point of Chinese fiction.
extends back thousands of years, from the earliestrecorded dynastic court archives to the mature fictional novel thatarose during the Ming Dynasty to entertain the masses of literateChinese.


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China has a very old and rich tradition in literature and the dramatic and visual arts. Early writings generally derived from philosophical or religious essays such as the works of Confucius (551-479 BC) and Lao-tzu (probably 4th century BC). These writings were often about how people should act and how the society and political system should be organized and operated. A strong tradition of historical writing also evolved. After the fall of a dynasty, for example, a grand history of the late dynasty was commissioned and written by in the next dynasty.

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China is the only country in the world with a literature written in one language for more than 3,000 consecutive years. This continuity results largely from the nature of the written language itself. The dominance of the written language has had significant effects on the development of the literature. The use of Chinese characters is most important in the Chinese language. The characters stand for things or ideas and so, unlike groups of letters, they cannot and need never be sounded. Thus Chinese could be read by people in all parts of the country in spite of gradual changes in pronunciation, the emergence of regional and local dialects, and modification of the characters.

Renditions—A Gateway to Chinese Literature and Culture

Among the most important classics in Chineseliterature is the book of changes (易經,易经), a manual of divination basedon eight trigrams attributed to the mythical emperor Fu Xi.

Renditions: Chinese literature and culture in English translation

China's literary tradition continues to the present, though much 20th-century writing has concentrated on efforts to reform or modernize China. Probably the most famous 20th-century writer is Lu Xun, a poet, essayist, and novelist whose work focused on the need to modernize through revolution. Under Communism, writers have been expected to uphold the values of the socialist state, though the degree of control over their output has varied. (See Chinese Literature; Confucius; Lao-tzu; Li Po; Lu Xun)