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Haft, Lloyd. Ed. 1988. A Selective Guide to Chinese Literature, 1900–1949. Vol. III. The Poem. Leiden: Brill. Hamm, John Christopher. 2005. Paper Swordsmen: Jin Yong and the Modern Chinese Martial Arts Novel. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 29 Hanan, Patrick. 2004. Chinese Fiction of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries: Essays by Patrick Hanan. New York: Columbia University Press. Hang, Krista Van Fleit. 2013. Literature the People Love: Reading Chinese Texts from the Early Maoist Period, 1949–1966.

Third, a 1995 critical debate in the Hong Kong‐based journal Twenty‐First Century (Ershiyi shiji) concerns Western theory—especially the so‐called “post‐isms” (houxue, including postmodernism and postcolonialism) that is relabeled as “Chinese new conservatism” (H. Zhao 1997)—and Chinese identity, as Chinese critics began to differentiate between those educated inside and outside the PRC. ” In the twenty‐first century, the generality of Chinese reality versus Western theory no longer preoccupies the majority of scholars because theories—now understood to encompass both Chinese and Western—are considered part of the institution of modern Chinese literature on both sides of the Pacific, although there is no consensus as to what theory is most needed for further developing the field.

She examines the urban ple­ beian configuration in Zhang Henshui’s early Republican butterfly romance and the spatial imagination in Jin Yong’s mid‐century émigré martial arts novels. Through an analysis of the construction of a modern jianghu in these genre novels, she argues that the spatial as motif and structure—from the social to the topographical—in the modern Chinese popular novel is closely related to the dislocation of culture and home as a modern Chinese experience, because the geopolitics of revolutions and wars, par­ ticularly the Cold War, have shaped the affective perimeters of Chinese writers and readers.

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