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The Red Mirror

Children Of China's Cultural Revolution, 1st Edition

By Chihua Wen, Bruce Jones

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These evocative stories bring to life the tragic personal impact of the Cultural Revolution on the families of China's intellectuals. Now adults, survivors recall their childhood during the tumultuous years between 1965 and 1976, when Mao's death finally drew a curtain on a bitterly failed social and political experiment.A series of first-person na

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Author's Introduction -- The Stories -- Prisoners and Wardens -- Butterflies and Rain -- Familiar Weapons -- Poems and Pigs -- A Treat for my Father -- Iron Grandma -- For a Little Love -- Sustaining Life -- A Proper Lady -- In Gorky's Footsteps -- Class Origins -- Presumed Guilt -- No Adolescence -- Postscript

About the Authors

Chihua Wen

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC043000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies