Schoolmaster Ni Huan-chih. YEH SHENG-TAO.

Schoolmaster Ni Huan-chih.

Peking. Foreign Languages Press. 1958. Stock ID #171002

Translated, portrait frontispiece. 383pp, endpapers a little browned, good copy in slightly soiled dustjacket. "The appearance of this novel was a notable event in the literary circles at that time, for two reasons. First, it was the first novel whose scene was set within its own decade. Second, it was the first novel to describe the ideological change of a petty-bourgeois intellectual who, swung by the tide of the time, goes over from educational work to the mass movement, from libertarianism to collectivism." Ting Yi - A Short History of Modern Chinese Literature. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 171002).

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