This selection of Lu Hsun's works includes stories, prose poems, reminiscences, polemical writing and essays dealing with many aspects of life and letters. It compromises four volumes, the last three of which contain selected essays.
All the essays in this volume were written between 1918 and 1927, the period of the May the Fourth Movement and the First Revolutionary War (1924-1927). They show how Lu Hsun battled during these years and the extent of his contribution to the democratic revolution.
Lu Hsun (1881-1936), chief commander of China's modern cultural revolution, was not only a great thinker and political commentator but the founder of modern Chinese literature....Continua