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Lu Xun's poems combine revolutionary political content with subtle artistry. Employing metaphor, symbolism and satire, Lu Xun's poems make a strong impact on their readers.

Not many of Lu Xun's poems survive. The forty-seven in this selection include the majority of them.

His later pieces in particular exposed the role of imperialism and the Chiang Kai-Shek government, exp

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Paperback, 97 pages
Published January 2000 by Foreign Language Press (first published 1982)
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This is a great little book of poetry. I believe it took me all of about 30 minutes to read, but I keep coming back to several lines and poems over and over.
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Lu Xun (鲁迅) or Lu Hsün (Wade-Giles), was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (September 25, 1881 – October 19, 1936), a leading figure of modern Chinese literature. Writing in Vernacular Chinese as well as Classical Chinese, Lu Xun was a novelist, editor, translator, literary critic, essayist, and poet. In the 1930s he became the titular head of the League of Left-Wing Writers in Shanghai.

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