The Great Flowing River: A Memoir of China, from Manchuria to Taiwan

The Great Flowing River: A Memoir of China, from Manchuria to Taiwan

by Chi Pang-yuan, John Balcom

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ISBN-13: 9780231547819
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 07/03/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 966,659
File size: 36 MB
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About the Author

Chi Pang-yuan (b. 1924) is an internationally recognized educator, scholar, and author. She is professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at National Taiwan University. She is coeditor of Chinese Literature in the Second Half of a Modern Century: A Critical Survey (2000) and The Last of the Whampoa Breed: Stories of the Chinese Diaspora (Columbia, 2003), among other books.

John Balcom teaches at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. His Columbia University Press translations include Cao Naiqian’s There’s Nothing I Can Do When I Think of You Late at Night (2009); Huang Fan’s Zero and Other Fictions (2011); and Yang Mu’s Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet (2015).


Chi Pang-Yuan is professor Emeritus of comparative literature and English at National Taiwan University. In collaboration with David Wang, she published The Last of the Whampoa Breed: Stories of the Chinese Diaspora (CUP, 2003) and Chinese Literature in the Second Half of a Modern Century: A Critical Survey (Indiana University Press, 2000).
John Balcom is professor of Chinese-English translation at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. He has translated a number of books, including Wintry Night by Li Qiao, The City Trilogy by Chang His-kuo, and Taiwan’s Indigenous Writers: An Anthology of Stories, Essays, and Poems.

Table of Contents

Preface to the English Edition
Translator’s Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. My Homeland in Song
2. A Journey of Blood and Tears: The Eight Years of the War of Resistance
3. With Me, China Shall Not Perish: Nankai Middle School
4. At the Confluence of Three Rivers: University Life
5. Victory: Empty, Everything Is Empty
6. Taiwan Trials and Hardships
7. Spiritual Descendants
8. University Teaching, Taiwan, and Literature
9. Confirmation of This Life: From the Great Flowing River to the Sea of Silence
Index

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