The Resource Chang hen ge, Wang Anyi zhu

Chang hen ge, Wang Anyi zhu

Label
Chang hen ge
Title
Chang hen ge
Statement of responsibility
Wang Anyi zhu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
chi
Summary
Set in Post-World War II Shanghai, this book follows the adventures of Wang Qiyao, a girl born of the longtong, the crowded, labyrinthine alleys of Shanghai's working-class neighborhoods. Infatuated with the glitz and glamour of 1940s Hollywood, Wang Qiyao seeks fame in the Miss Shanghai beauty pageant, and this fleeting moment of stardom becomes the pinnacle of her life. During the next four decades, Wang Qiyao indulges in the decadent pleasures of pre-liberation Shanghai, secretly playing mahjong during the Anti-rightist Movement and exchanging lovers on the eve of the Cultural Revolution. Surviving the vicissitudes of modern Chinese history, Wang Qiyao emerges in the 1980s as a purveyor of "old Shanghai" - a living incarnation of a new, commodified nostalgia that prizes splendor and sophistication -- only to become embroiled in a tragedy that echoes the pulpy Hollywood noirs of her youth. From the violent persecution of communism to the liberalism and openness of the age of reform, this sorrowful tale of old China versus new, of perseverance in the face of adversity, is a timeless tale of our never-ending quest for transformation and beauty
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Cataloging source
BLICP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wang, Anyi
Dewey number
895.13/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL2919.A58C456 2005
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Wang Anyi jing dian zuo pin ji
Series volume
4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Chinese fiction
Label
Chang hen ge, Wang Anyi zhu
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm63162094
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Di 3 ban.
Extent
398 pages
Isbn
9789867252593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)63162094
Label
Chang hen ge, Wang Anyi zhu
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm63162094
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Di 3 ban.
Extent
398 pages
Isbn
9789867252593
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)63162094

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