The Jin Yong Phenomenon: Chinese Martial Arts Fiction and Modern Chinese Literary History

by Ann Huss and Jianmei Liu

Table of Contents

Foreword

The Tree within the Forest: The Wonderful Culture of Rivers and Lakes

Acknowledgments


Introduction: Jin Yong and Martial Arts Fiction


Chapter One: Jin Yong and Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature

(Liu Zaifu)


Chapter Two: The Language of Jin Yong’s Writing: A New Direction in the Development of Modern Chinese

(Li Tuo)


Chapter Three: Transcending “High” and “Low” Distinctions in Literature: The Success of Jin Yong and the Future of Martial Arts Novels

(Chen Pingyuan)


Chapter Four: ‘Rewriting’ Jin Yong’s Novels into the Canon: A Consideration of Jin Yong Novels as Serialized Fiction

(Li Yijian)


Chapter Five: The Labyrinth of Identity: Jin Yong’s Song of the Swordsman

(John Christopher Hamm)


Chapter Six: Nation-State, Individual Identity, and Historical Memory: Conflicts between Han and Non-Han Peoples in Jin Yong’s Novels

(Weijie Song)


Chapter Seven: Space, Swordsmen, and Utopia: The Dualistic Imagination in Jin Yong’s Narratives

(Weijie Song)


Chapter Eight: Gender Politics in Jin Yong’s Martial Art Novels

(Jianmei Liu)


Chapter Nine: Translating Jin Yong: The Context, the Translator, and the Texts

(Shuang Shen)


Chapter Ten: The Ship in a Bottle: The Construction of an Imaginary China in Jin Yong’s Fiction

(Xiaofei Tian)


Chapter Eleven: Jin Yong’s Martial Arts Picture Manuals

(Carlos Rojas)


Chapter Twelve: Reconfiguring Jianghu on Screen

(Ping Fu)


Afterword: Several Important Issues Regarding the Jin Yong Phenomenon

(Liu Zaifu)


Select Glossary of Chinese Characters

Jin Yong’s Works of Martial Arts Fiction

Bibliography

Contributors

Index


 

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