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Representing Atrocity in Taiwan: The 2/28 Incident and White Terror in Fiction and Film

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In 1945, Taiwan was placed under the administrative control of the Republic of China, and after two years, accusations of corruption and a failing economy sparked a local protest that was brutally quashed by the Kuomintang government. The February Twenty-Eighth (or 2/28) Incident led to four decades of martial law that became known as the White Terror. During this period, ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Columbia University Press
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Sylvia Li-Chun Lin is Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, and co-translator of the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize-winning novel, Three Sisters by Bi Feiyu. She teaches modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, and culture. Her research interests include Western missionaries and Chinese women, women and new culture in early twentieth-century China, language and identity in T ...more
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