Contributor biographical information for Lust, caution : the story / Eileen Chang ; translated and with a foreword by Julia Lovell ; afterword by Ang Lee ; with a special essay by James Schamus.


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d104>Eileen Chang (1920-1995) was born in Shanghai. She studied literature in Hong Kong but returned to Shanghai in 1941 during the Japanese occupation, where she published two works, Romances (1944) and Written on Water (1945) that established her reputation as a literary star. She moved to America in 1955, where she continued to write. She died in Los Angeles in 1995.


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China -- History -- 1937-1945 -- Fiction.
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.