I Live in the Slums: Stories

Can Xue (Author) Karen Gernant (Translator)
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Description

Combining elements of both Chinese materiality--the love of physical things--and Western abstract thinking, Can Xue's stories invite her readers into an immersive landscape that blends reality and illusion, mixes the physical and spiritual, and probes the space between consciousness and unconsciousness.

Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.40
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
May 19, 2020
Pages
344
Dimensions
5.3 X 1.4 X 7.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300247435
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About the Author

Can Xue is the pseudonym of the renowned avant-garde author Deng Xiaohua. Her previous works include Five Spice Street, Vertical Motion, The Last Lover, Frontier, and Love in the New Millennium.Karen Gernant is professor emerita of Chinese history at Southern Oregon University. Chen Zeping is professor of Chinese linguistics at Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou.

Reviews

"[An] eerie, unpredictable, cracked and crazy world . . . Sheer reading pleasure for sophisticated readers and a worthy starting point for initiates."--Library Journal
"[An] exquisite collection . . . Can Xue is a master at twisting philosophical ideas into realities that seem simple but are incredibly thoughtful and intricate. These sixteen poetic stories have astonishing depth that will transfix readers."--Emily Park, Booklist