Capturing Chinese Stories: Prose and Poems by Revolutionary Chinese Authors

Including Lu Xun, Hu Shi, Zhu Ziqing, Zhou Zuoren, and Lin Yutang
Fr. 24.90
ISBN: 978-0-9842762-3-3
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The essays included in this Capturing Chinese Reader are some of the best from revolutionary China. Reading the great literature of Lu Xun, Hu Shi, Zhu Ziqing, Zhou Zuoren, and Lin Yutang is essential for a comprehensive understanding of Chinese history, and literature. Due to its complex writing system, Chinese is one of the most difficult languages in the world. Full literacy of Chinese requires a working knowledge of three to four thousand Chinese characters and breaking into reading Chinese literature is a daunting task. Capturing Chinese Stories: Prose and Poems by Revolutionary Chinese Authors presents some of the most influential works of modern Chinese literature as a comprehensive tool to help students of Chinese read Chinese literature in its original form. Footnotes highlight the more difficult vocabulary and pinyin is provided for the entire text. There is no need to constantly consult a dictionary or to look up difficult characters by radical. Historical events, people, and places are explained throughout. The text used in this book is in simplified characters. ¿ Full story unabridged in simplified Chinese ¿ Pinyin for the entire text ¿ Definitions for difficult vocabulary ¿ Historical explanations and summaries ¿ Author illustrations ¿ Free MP3s read by two native speakers Free audio files of Capturing Chinese Stories: Prose and Poems by Revolutionary Chinese Authors are also included with the purchase of this book and are available for download from the publisher's website. The audio files include both a woman and male speaker. (coming soon)

The essays included in this Capturing Chinese Reader are some of the best from revolutionary China. Reading the great literature of Lu Xun, Hu Shi, Zhu Ziqing, Zhou Zuoren, and Lin Yutang is essential for a comprehensive understanding of Chinese history, and literature. Due to its complex writing system, Chinese is one of the most difficult languages in the world. Full literacy of Chinese requires a working knowledge of three to four thousand Chinese characters and breaking into reading Chinese literature is a daunting task. Capturing Chinese Stories: Prose and Poems by Revolutionary Chinese Authors presents some of the most influential works of modern Chinese literature as a comprehensive tool to help students of Chinese read Chinese literature in its original form. Footnotes highlight the more difficult vocabulary and pinyin is provided for the entire text. There is no need to constantly consult a dictionary or to look up difficult characters by radical. Historical events, people, and places are explained throughout. The text used in this book is in simplified characters. ¿ Full story unabridged in simplified Chinese ¿ Pinyin for the entire text ¿ Definitions for difficult vocabulary ¿ Historical explanations and summaries ¿ Author illustrations ¿ Free MP3s read by two native speakers Free audio files of Capturing Chinese Stories: Prose and Poems by Revolutionary Chinese Authors are also included with the purchase of this book and are available for download from the publisher's website. The audio files include both a woman and male speaker. (coming soon)

Autor Xun, Lu / Nadolny, Kevin John (Hrsg.) / Niu, Ivan (Hrsg.) / Siriwardane, Atula (Illustr.)
Verlag Capturing Chinese Publications LLC
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2011
Seitenangabe 200 S.
Lieferstatus Folgt in ca. 10 Arbeitstagen
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Abbildungen 6
Masse H15.1 cm x B22.7 cm x D2.0 cm 312 g

Über den Autor Xun, Lu

Lu Xun, geboren 1881 in Shaoxing, Provinz Zhejiang, gilt als einer der bedeutendsten modernen chinesischen Autoren. Er war Redakteur einer progressiven Zeitschrift und eine einflussreiche Persönlichkeit in der Bewegung des 4. Mai, die ab 1919 die geistige, politische und soziale Erneuerung Chinas und die Unabhängigkeit von den Kolonialmächten anstrebte. Lu Xun starb 1936 in Shanghai.

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