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❮EPUB❯ ✰ 傾城之戀 Author Eileen Chang – Famulantenaustausch.de Eileen Chang is one of the great writers of twentieth century China where she enjoys a passionate following both on the mainland and in Taiwan At the heart of Chang's achievement is her short fictionEileen Chang is one of the great writers of twentieth century China where she enjoys a passionate following both on the mainland and in Taiwan At the heart of Chang's achievement is her short fiction—tales of love longing and the shifting.

And endlessly treacherous shoals of family life Written when Chang was still in her twenties these extraordinary stories combine an unsettled probing utterly contemporary sensibility keenly alert to sexual politics and psychological ambigu.

傾城之戀 ebok 傾城之戀 PDFAnd endlessly treacherous shoals of family life Written when Chang was still in her twenties these extraordinary stories combine an unsettled probing utterly contemporary sensibility keenly alert to sexual politics and psychological ambigu.

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PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 張愛玲 who was born to a prominent family in Shanghai one of her great grandfathers was Li Hongzhang in 1920She went to a prestigious girls' school in Shanghai where she changed her name from Chang Ying to Chang Ai ling to match her English name Eileen Afterwards she attended the University of Hong Kong but had to go back to Shanghai when Hong Kong fell to Japan during WWII While in Shanghai she was briefly married to Hu Lancheng the notorious Japanese collaborator but later got a divorceAfter WWII ended she returned to Hong Kong and later immigrated to the United States in 1955 She married a scriptwriter in 1956 and worked as a screenwriter herself for a Hong Kong film studio for a number of years before her husband's death in 1967 She moved from New York to Los Angeles in 1972 and became a hermit of sorts during her last years She passed away alone in her apartment in 1995

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  1. Hugh Hugh says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFI wanted to read this because it appeared on the Powell's list of 25 books to read before you die which also includes several of my favourite books See below for the full listThis is a collection of stories set in Hong Kong and Shanghai in the 30s and 40s It is rich in local colour and period detail but I found it a little difficult to warm to perhaps because the culture Chang describes seems very alien to a mo


  2. Nicole~ Nicole~ says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFEileen Chang's Ailing Zhang stories first published collectively as Romances recreate in Love in a Fallen City a view of Chinese culture and society of the 1940s through keen observations of a fading traditional world Chang's anthology of Chinese life offers a bleak yet insightful analysis of male and female natures domestic roles moral values and self centered relationships masterfully depicting in elegant prose a past struggling to maintain control against a revolutionizing presentThe title story Love in a Fallen City is a tale of two cities in transition old Shanghai and modern Hong Kong with the Japanese invasion of 1941 as a subtly structured backdrop and owns one of Chang's rare hopeful endings Over the stale atmosphere of an oppressive household a huin wails its melancholic tune of a heroine who endures the stigma of divorce and the spiteful pettiness and jealousy of her relatives Fealty and filial piety chastity and righteousness fill the life t


  3. Paul Paul says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDF45 starsThis comprises of four novellas and two short stories; written by Chang in the 1940s They contain opposites in tension spiritual and physical love East against West tradition clashing with modernity The effects of war and western influences are never very far away The settings revolve around Hong Kong and Shanghai Chang was not immune to the tensions in her own country and despite initial success in her own country when she was forced to move to the US she struggled to relaunch her career She died a recluse in 1995 There is a


  4. Tony Tony says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFHong Kong in the 1940s Chinese customs and English manners Eileen Chang transported me to that fusion helped me understand it in a way that a mere history would not Chang looks for the symbols not just for us but for her characters too There are recurrent images A man clutches azaleas on a bus the red coloring the window A young man sees this and rests his head on his own cold window Later he will see red azaleas outside the window at his home and rest his head on a cool table top In another story The wall was cool and rough the color of death Pressed against the wall her face bloomed with the opposite hues red lips shining eyes a face of flesh and blood alive with thought and feelingYou could read these stories as feminist tract You could read it as life everyday life of real people while the War looms You could read it as a search for love tantalizingly just out of reach Is it possible for us to ever understand one another? Life was like the Bible translated f


  5. Aubrey Aubrey says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDF455 In China as elsewhere the constraints imposed by the traditional moral code were originally constructed for the benefit of women they made beautiful women even harder to obtain so their value rose and ugly women were spared the prospect of never en


  6. Alex Alex says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDF Part of my Fall 2017 Best Of Chinese Literature project; here and a cool list of books hereEileen Chang arguably China’s most influential female writer was a scholar of English literature which gives Love in a Fallen City an interesting kind of familiarity The setting is different but we've seen the plot before This is the one about the seducer and the fallen woman Liusu is divorced used goods When a wealthy playboy flirts with her she's torn flattered but wary But she agrees to go with him to Hong Kong where soon enough she finds herself ensnared He casually creates the


  7. El El says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFCurrently spinningLi XianglanOld Shanghai MixBefore Amy Tan there was Eileen Chang Chang did in the early 20th century what Tan wants to do today write stories that convey the relationships between men and women old traditions vs new traditional vs modernity Chang did it with substantial grace I've liked Tan but I realize now what I was missing Not that it's fair to make comparisons so I won't hereThese six stories included in this collection are hard at times to read due to their poignancy; but at other times the prose is so heartbreakingly beautiful that it's hard to turn away I purposel


  8. Inderjit Sanghera Inderjit Sanghera says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFThe incandescence of moonlight permeates Eileen Chang’s prose her stories tinged with the half light of heartbreak and centred upon the lives of mainly upper or middle class Chinese women in the mid 20th century Although it would be disingenuous to label Chang as a writer whose novels are centred on feminism she certainly actively explores the role of women in what was a patriarchal society from the stifling nature of social conventions surrounding a woman’s role in Chinese society to all of the prejudices and inhibitions which women faced Chang’s female characters have r


  9. Isidora Isidora says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFI am always interested in worlds that are different to my own and so I started to read my first book written by a Chinese author The collection of stories by Eileen Chang set in Shanghai and Hong Kong in the 1940s These are tales of love loss and longing On a wider cover they deal with conflicts between tradition and modernity old and new China ancient customs and foreign manners Men and particularly women never find happiness women have to overcome hundred troubles before they can get married and marry well separation from another human being is a fact people lack control of their own lives Such is life in these sto


  10. Jaclyn Woods Jaclyn Woods says:

    PDF famulantenaustausch.de È 傾城之戀 MOBI ☆ 傾城之戀 ebok, 傾城之戀 PDFI'm always fascinated by customs that are different to my own and I found the old family structures expressed in Chang's short stories very interesting I sometimes feel like there is of a slow beauty in Chinese writing longer descriptions which are so different to the cliches I'm used to and a focus on beauty in a different way especially when it comes to those of colours or people's featuresIt's interesting to see how the difficulties faced by women in history have strong similarities transcending culture or country Chang's female characters face issues mainly revolving around a lack of control of their own lives and a need to marry and marry well and thus fall under the contro


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