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Wang, Anyi

Fu Ping

A Novel

Transl. by Goldblatt, Howard

Series:Weatherhead Books on Asia

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS

    15,95 € / $17.99 / £14.00*

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    Publication Date:
    2019
    Copyright year:
    2019
    To be published:
    August 2019
    ISBN
    978-0-231-55020-8
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Fu Ping is a keenly observed portrait of the lives of lower-class women in Shanghai in the early years of the People’s Republic of China. Wang Anyi, one of contemporary China’s most acclaimed authors, explores the daily lives of migrants from rural areas and other people on the margins of urban life.

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    COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Language:
    English
    Readership:
    General/trade;Professional and scholarly;

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    WangAnyi:

    Wang Anyi began her career as a writer in 1978. Her books in English include Lapse of Time, Love in a Small Town, Love on a Barren Mountain, Brocade Valley, Baotown, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book of the Year award, and Song of Everlasting Sorrow (Columbia, 2008).GoldblattHoward:

    Howard Goldblatt, a Guggenheim Fellow, is an internationally renowned translator of Chinese fiction, including the novels of Mo Yan, the 2012 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.Wang Anyi grew up in Shanghai and began her career as a writer in 1978 after being sent to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. Her books in English include The Song of Everlasting Sorrow (Columbia, 2008), a finalist for the Man Booker International Prize. She is a professor of Chinese literature at Fudan University.

    Howard Goldblatt, a Guggenheim Fellow, is an internationally renowned translator of Chinese fiction, including the novels of Mo Yan, the 2012 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

    Reviews

    Francine Prose:
    Praise for Wang Anyi: Wang Anyi is one of the most critically acclaimed writers in the Chinese-speaking world.

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