Passivity, Resistance, and Collaboration: Intellectual Choices in Occupied Shanghai, 1937-1945
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BeschreibungFocusing on the intellectual life of Shanghai under Japanese occupation, the author shows that Shanghai writers exhibited a complexity and ambiguity of moral choices that challenges the postwar perception of occupied China as a field of conflict between selfless resisters and shameless collaborators. Illus.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface; Abbreviations; Prologue: toward occupation; 1. Passivity: Wang Tongzhao and the ideal of resistance enlightenment; 2. Resistance: Li Jianwu and the theater of commitment; 3. Collaboration: the 'Gujin Group' and the literature of anachronism; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Glossary; Index.
Pressestimmen'Fu's study is meticulously researched and convincingly argued. His discussion of the economic, political, social , and ethical quandaries of life in wartime Shanghai is masterful, and he evokes vividly the minefield of private and public morality through which intellectuals somehow had to pick their way.' China Review International
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: STANFORD UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1997
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten