Xun (or Hsun) is the master (inventor?) of the modern Chinese short story. Some of his stories were translated into American English in , but more recent. Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Lu Xun. Lu Xun (–), a leading figure of modern Chinese literature. Writing in Vernacular. A Madman’s Diary is a short story published in by Lu Xun, a Chinese writer. It was the first For other uses, see Diary of a Madman (disambiguation).

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The older brother informs him that the younger one suffered from a mental Trivia About Diary of a Madman There are two collections of stories in this volume.

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Diary of a Madman and Other Stories by Lu Xun

None of your libraries hold this item. Its main benefit to me was in helping me get very sleepy at night. Very elegantly plotted, with the ending known at the beginning–it’s a testament to the quality of the writing that knowing the end results actually makes the plot progression more suspenseful and the resolution more chilling. Goodreads Daily Quote for September 25 – please help. Nov 23, Emily Brown rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story teller diaey In addition to “A Madman’s Diary”, the collection also includes the following: In this Syories village, some people took part in a revolt and we can tell who did by looking at their hair style.

Egli credeva che gli uomini del villaggio fossero cannibali e avidi di nuovi corpi con cui sfamarsi. In addition to a handful of poems, it consists of twenty-six short stories. Other Authors Lyell, William A. These were my favourites a full listing of the short stories in this collection is at the bottom of this review: Zijn werk is vaak zeer kritisch jegens gangbare maatschappelijke en ethische opvattingen.


References to this book Obedient Autonomy: Nov 03, Christina rated it it was amazing. English Author Lu, Xun, Sep 05, Chris rated it really liked it. Hij besloot dat het belangrijker was ‘gedachten te genezen’ dan storiew, en werd schrijver. Mar 28, Petra Eggs rated it liked it Shelves: Account Options Sign in.

Padahal penerjemahannya sudah bagus. University of Queensland Library. Het is het eerste in spreektaal geschreven verhaal in de Chinese literatuur. Jan 28, Sheila rated it really liked it.

Il Club Norvegese del Libro inseriva questo testo tra le cento opere migliori di sempre. This short story is considered to be one of the first and most influential modern works written in vernacular Chinese.

Naast een handvol gedichten bestaat het uit zesentwintig korte verhalen. Towards the end the narrator turns his concern to the younger generation, especially his late sister who died when she was five as he is afraid they will be cannibalized. The first collection features an almost simplistic, direct style of maxman belying layered narratives, and thick with sarcastic wit.

Some of othe stories were translated into American English inbut more recent translations have been into a British English.

Diary of a Madman and Other Stories

A scathing look at the victims of traditional Confucian morality. Writing in Vernacular Chinese as well as Classical Chinese, Lu Xun was a novelist, editor, translator, literary critic, essayist, and poet.

In kwam Lu Xun terug naar China, waar hij lesgaf. Pembaca membutuhkan konsentrasi penuh untuk dapat memahami alur dan konflik yang diungkapkan, ka Sepuluh cerpen dalam Catatan Harian Seorang Gila Penerjemah Nur Rachmi dan Rasti Suryandari, Yayasan Obor Indonesia, Jakarta, yang ditulis pengarang yang stkries asli Zhou Shuyen ini menunjukkan kemampuannya dalam meramu keindahan alam Cina dan kondisi masyarakat menjadi suatu kisah yang utuh dan kuat.

The main character is, well…crazy. I recenty completed an online course on edX HarvardX: After his death Lu Xun was glorified by the communist party, although during the literary polemics conducted in andhe tried to prescribe him the law and it is not unlikely that Lu Xun, the old Chinese society and criticized the Kuomintang, also the communist government would have criticized if he had lived longer.


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Lu Xun Lu Xun – pseudonym of Zhou Shuren, was one of the most famous Han Chinese writers of the twentieth century, and also one of the first writers who wrote in a language close to the Chinese spoken language, instead of in classical Chinese.

May 10, Hadrian rated it liked it Shelves: Flinders University Central Library. Only the words of the ‘madman’ with their indictment of the traditional Chinese society have been put into ordinary spoken language. Open to the public N Evasdottir Limited preview – Lyell has made the translation choice of using English colloquialisms to capture the informality and plain language of Lu Xun’s writing.

En esto radica la genialidad de este relato, que nos deja girando, pensando y tratando de concluir algo, que por la tangente que lo hayamos hecho, es igualmente desolador. The complete prose works of Lu Xun are rightly counted as among the pinnacles of Chinese modern literature.

I didn’t recall having heard of him before and thinking this to be a gaping hole in my knowledge of world literature I have been setting about recitifying it. Lu, Xun, — Translations into English.

Via Xiamen and Kanton he eventually ended up in Shanghai, where he was safe in the foreign concessions. I do not think I will return to his stories and I may miss a lot, but there it is.