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“A work of depth and brilliance. The principles Liu articulates here will enrich our understanding of other texts in the Chinese cultural tradition.”—Wang Fengzhen, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences — N/A
“This book remaps the topography of Marxist aesthetics by highlighting the contributions of Chinese Marxists and Marxist critics, which have been overlooked by Western scholarship.”—David D. W. Wang, Columbia University — N/A
“Well-informed, replete with scholarly detail, yet presented in an attractive and engaging manner. It will stand as a pioneering work in the rethinking of the story of Chinese Marxism.”—Gregory B. Lee, Université Jean Moulin — N/A
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Liu Kang is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese at Pennsylvania State University. His books include Demonizing China and Bakhtin’s Dialogism and Cultural Theory.
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