Chinese Literature – 1978

Looking into the distance

Looking into the distance

Chinese Literature Magazine 1978

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 1

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 1

 

Contents include:

NOTES ON ART: Some paintings in the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall – Yuan Yun-fu
The Tung Fang Art Ensemble returns to the stage – Yu Chiang

INTRODUCING CLASSICAL CHINESE LITERATURE
Myths and Legends of Ancient China – Hu Nien-yi

 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 1 - Supplement

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 1 – Supplement

 

 

A supplement to issue No. 1 which contained 16 paintings in the Chinese ‘traditional’ style. By publishing these the capitalist state was declaring virtual war on the movement of Socialist Realism and the depiction of workers and peasants in their efforts to construct Socialism.

 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 2

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 2

 

 

Contents include:

Dr. Norman Bethune in China (a film scenario) -Chang Chun-hsiang and Chao To

NOTES ON ART: Ashes of Revolutionaries Mingle Together – Ma Hai-teh
The Sculptures at The Chairman Mao Memorial Hall – Chi Shu

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 3

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 3

 

Contents include:

PEKING OPERA: The making and staging of the Opera ‘Driven to Revolt’ – Chin Tzu-kuang
Driven to Revolt (two scenes from a Peking opera)

INTRODUCING CLASSICAL CHINESE LITERATURE
The ‘Book of Songs’ – China’s earliest anthology of poetry – Hsu Kung-shih 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 4

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 4

 

 

Contents include:

Chairman Mao‘s Letter to Comrade Chen Yi Discussing Poetry – A forum on Chairman Mao’s Letter

Battling South of the Pass (excerpts from a novel) – Yao Hsueh-yin

 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 5

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 5

 

Contents include:

LU HSUN‘S WRITINGS: Village Opera
On Lu Hsun’s ‘Village Opera’ — Fang Ming

NOTES ON ART: Introducing ‘Sketches of the Long Match’ – Chi Feng-ho
Restoration of the Yunkang Caves – Yin Wen-tsu

 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 6

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 6

 

 

Contents include:

NOTES ON LITERATURE AND ART: An Introduction to ‘Li Tzu-cheng – Prince Valiant’ – Mao Tun
The ‘Gang of Four’s’ Attack on progressive Literature and Art – Chieh Cheng
The Weifang New-Year woodblock prints – Chang Chin-keng

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 07

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 07

 

Contents include:

NOTES ON LITERATURE AND ART: On Reading poems written by Premier Chou in his youth – Chao Pu-chu
Some works from the Arts and Crafts Exhibition – Lien Hsiao-chunw
Odsor, a Mongolian Nationality writer – Hsiao Chou

INTRODUCING A CLASSICAL PAINTING: Chan Tzu-chien’s painting ‘Spring Outing’ – Shu Hua

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 08

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 08

 

 

Contents include:

LU HSUN‘S WRITINGS: 
Preface to ‘A collection of woodcuts by amateur Artists’
Letter to Li Hua
Letter to Lai Shao-chi
Lu Hsun and Chinese woodcuts – Li Hua

 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 09

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 09

 

 

Contents include:

CULTURAL EVENT: Prominent Cultural Figures Meet in Peking

INTRODUCING CLASSICAL CHINESE LITERATURE: Han Dynasty verse essays and Ballads – Hu Nien-yi

 

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 10

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 10

 

 

Contents include:

CONFERENCE OF WRITERS AND ARTISTS: My heat felt wishes (a message) – Kuo Mo-jo
Strive to bring about the flourishing of Literature and Art (an abridged speech) – Huang Chen

THE LITERARY SCENE: News of Some Veteran Writers

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 11

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 11

 

 

Contents include:

NOTES ON LITERATURE AND ART: A hundred flowers in bloom again – Tu Ho
‘The Red Lantern Society’ – a new Peking Opera – An Kuei
Batik in China – Teng Feng-chien

INTRODUCING A CLASSICAL PAINTING: Wu Wei and his painting ‘Fishermen’ – Shu Hua

 

Chinese Literature - 1978 - No 12

Chinese Literature – 1978 – No 12

 

 

Contents include:

NOTES ON LITERATURE AND ART: On Creative writing – Mao Tun
Translations of Foreign Literature – Wei Wen
Ornamental plate designs by Li Ping-fan – Yu Ming-chuan