His main contribution to the war effort was the full - length play Juvenescence ,
produced by Fei Mu 1944 , which has no reference at all to war . Set in the north
China countryside during the closing years of the Qing dynasty , Juvenescence is
Author: Bonnie S. McDougall
Publisher: C. HURST & CO. PUBLISHERS
Category: Chinese literature
This text surveys the literature of the Chinese mainland, concentrating on fiction, poetry and drama, with background surveys on the historical, social and cultural context, and chapters on individual writers and their works. It assumes no knowledge of Chinese. Topics include: the role of writers and the function of literature in a modernizing society; the long, native chinese tradition; the emphasis on culture and propaganda in a modernizing state; the relation of writers to their readers; and writers general impact on modern Chinese society.