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Author Xiao, Hong, 1911-1942.

Title Hu lan he zhuan = Tales of Hulan river / Xiao gong, hou guo liang.
呼兰河传 / 萧红文 ;侯国良图.

Publication Info. Bei jing : Zhong guo qing nian chu ban she, [2008]
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 95th Street Adult Fiction World Language  CHINESE F XIAO    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction World Language  CHINESE F XIAO    DUE 10-15-21
 Nichols Adult Fiction World Language  CHINESE F XIAO    AVAILABLE
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Description 247 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary Tales of Hulan River is Xiao Hong's famous wryly humorous and bleakly poignant account of her home village and the always difficult, sometimes brief lives of its citizens. These reminiscences deftly convey the deep and pervasive misogyny of Chinese society at the time. The novel presents the hell of village life, lavishing most of its attention upon the barbaric treatment of the twelve-year-old child bride married to the youngest son of a rich local family: the girl is lashed by her in-laws, her feet branded with a flatiron, she's dipped in vats of scalding water, and she eventually dies. Xiao Hong makes no comment, and she doesn't flinch at such unimaginable cruelty and violence; she makes it seem what it is to the villagers--part of everyday life.
Language Text in Chinese.
Subject China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Chinese language materials.
Chinese language materials
Chinese language materials
Genre Chinese fiction.
Chinese language materials.
Chinese language materials.
Added Author Xiao gong, 1911-1942.1)
侯国良, (1946-)
萧红, 1911-1942.1)
Hou guo liang, (1946-)
Added Title Tales of Hulan river
ISBN 9787500683421
7500683421
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