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Chinese literature extends thousands of years, from the earliest recorded dynastic court archives to the mature fictional novels that arose during the Ming Dynasty to entertain the masses of literate Chinese. The introduction of widespread woodblock printing during the Tang Dynasty (618–907) and the invention of movable type printing by Bi Sheng (990–1051) during the Song Dynasty (960–1279) rapidly spread written knowledge throughout China. In more modern times, the author Lu Xun (1881–1936) is considered the founder of baihua literature in China.
“ The boatman then gently guided the raft across. They saw a dead body floating. At the sight of this, the Master was greatly frightened. But Sun smiled and said, "Master do not be alarmed! That corpse is none other than your own." Zhu Bajie said, "It is you, it is you!" Sha the Monk clapped his hands, and also said, "It is you, it is you!" The boatman also remarked "It was yours, I congratulate you." The three pilgrims congratulated him, and they quietly crossed over the Could Ferry in safety. Th ...more ”
We read and discuss fiction that raises social consciousness with regards to race/ethnicity. We …more
[close] We read and discuss fiction that raises social consciousness with regards to race/ethnicity. We also use non-fiction works as a supplement to expand our understanding of the topics touched on in the novel we're discussing. You don't have to be "woke" to join the group, but all members should be willing to read and respectfully discuss the (sometimes touchy) topics at hand with the aim of greater understanding.
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Libri, cultura, storia ed attualità del paese più popoloso del mondo.
[close] Libri, cultura, storia ed attualità del paese più popoloso del mondo.
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Book club started by Goodreads employees for anyone who wants to read and discuss Chinese litera…more
[close] Book club started by Goodreads employees for anyone who wants to read and discuss Chinese literature, including the The Four Great Classical Novels. This is an English language group.
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Wo Men Ai Book Club & Library (我們愛中華藏書會) adalah segmen program klub diskusi buku dari organisasi…more
[close] Wo Men Ai Book Club & Library (我們愛中華藏書會) adalah segmen program klub diskusi buku dari organisasi Wo Men Ai Chinese, menyoroti buku-buku yang berhubungan dengan Sastra dan Budaya Tionghoa dipilih oleh Fredric Chia. Fredric akan memulai klub buku pada tahun 2022 mendatang, memilih dan merekomendasi buku baru, biasanya novel, buku ilmu untuk dibaca dan didiskusikan oleh pemirsa setiap bulan.
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