JunProf. Dr. Lena Hennigsen (Freiburg University): „Reading as creative and social practice: Unofficial popular entertainment literature during the Cultural Revolution“

Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, KWZ 1.731 Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Göttingen

Abstract: Most literary histories of Twentieth Century China describe the output of the Cultural Revolution (CR) in a few sentences or paragraphs. Legal and officially endorsed literary texts of the decade seem flat, dull and boring to today’s readers. The CR thus appears as a period of literary shortage that would be ended with post-CR […]