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The True Story of Ah Q

(1927)
A Novella by

 
 
A towering figure in the literary history of twentieth-century China, Lu Xun has exerted immense and continuous influence through his short stories, which remain today as powerful as they were first written. While echoes of these stories can still be heard in the fictional works from both sides of the Taiwan Strait in the eighties and nineties, "The True Story of Ah Q" has long become an intrinsic part of the Chinese vocabulary.Like many Chinese intellectuals searching for a solution to China's problems, Lu Xun went to Japan to study medicine, a choice he later abandoned for a career in writing, which he considered to be a far more effective weapon to save China. A prolific author of pungent and "dagger-like" essays, Lu Xun is also a tireless translator of Western critical and literary works. His fictional works have been translated into more than twenty languages.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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January 2016 : Paperback
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Title: The True Story of Ah Q (Chinese Classics)
Author(s): Lu Xun
ISBN: 7119098861 / 978-7119098869
Publisher: Foreign Languages Press
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The True Story Of Ah Q
Author(s): Lu Xun
ISBN: 1-4191-8595-0 / 978-1-4191-8595-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Pub Co
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April 2002 : Paperback
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Title: The True Story of Ah Q (Bilingual Series on Modern Chinese Literature)
Author(s): Xun Lu
ISBN: 9629960443 / 978-9629960445
Publisher: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
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January 2000 : Paperback
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Title: The True Story of Ah Q - Echo of Classics
Author(s): Lu Xun
ISBN: 7119026933 / 978-7119026930
Publisher: Foreign Languages Press
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December 1991 : Paperback
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Title: The True Story of Ah Q
Author(s): Lu Xun
ISBN: 7119012053 / 978-7119012056
Publisher: Foreign Languages Press
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