Table of contents for The Columbia anthology of modern Chinese literature / Joseph S.M. Lau and Howard Goldblatt, editors.

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Preface to the Second Edition	000
Acknowledgments	000
Introduction	000
Biographical Sketches	000
ONE: FICTION, 1918¿1949	000
LU XUN
Preface to the First Collection of Short Stories, Call to Arms	000
A Madman¿s Diary	000
Kong Yiji	000
YE SHAOJUN
A Posthumous Son	000
YU DAFU
Sinking	000
MAO DUN
Spring Silkworms	000
LAO SHE
An Old and Established Name	000
SHEN CONGWEN
Xiaoxiao	000
LING SHUHUA
The Night of Midautumn Festival	000
LAI HE
The Steelyard	000
BA JIN
Dog	000
SHI ZHECUN
One Evening in the Rainy Season	000
ZHANG TIANYI
Midautumn Festival	000
DING LING
When I Was in Xia Village	000
WU ZUXIANG
Young Master Gets His Tonic	000
XIAO HONG
Hands	000
ZHANG AILING
Sealed Off	000
TWO: FICTION, 1949¿1976	000
WANG KUOWANG
A Visit to His Excellency: A Five-Minute Movie	000
WU ZHUOLIU
The Doctor¿s Mother	000
CHEN YINGZHEN
My Kid Brother Kangxiong	000
BAI XIANYONG
Winter Nights	000
HUANG CHUNMING
The Fish	000
WANG ZHENHE
An Oxcart for a Dowry	000
HUA TONG
Yan¿an Seeds	000
LI ANG
Curvaceous Dolls	000
THREE: FICTION SINCE 1976	000
LIU YICHANG
Wrong Number	000
WANG ZENGQI
A Tail	000
Small-Hands Chen	000
WANG MENG
Tales of New Cathay	000
 Disputatiasis	000
 The Upholder of Unity	000
 Little Little Little Little Little .  .  .	000
 Right to the Heart of the Matter	000
CHEN RUOXI
The Tunnel	000
XI XI
A Woman Like Me	000
YUAN QIONGQIONG
Tales of Taipei	000
 A Lover¿s Ear	000
 Empty Seat	000
 Cat	000
 Not Seen	000
LI RUI
Electing a Thief	000
CAN XUE
Hut on the Mountain	000
GAO XINGJIAN
The Accident	000
HAN SHAOGONG
The Leader¿s Demise	000
CHEN CUN
A Story	000
LIU HENG
Dogshit Food	000
MO YAN
Iron Child	000
ZHU TIANWEN
Fin de Siècle Splendor	000
ZHANG DACHUN
Lucky Worries About His Country	000
ZHENG QINGWEN
Redeeming a Painting	000
TIE NING
Octday	000
YU HUA
On the Road at Eighteen	000
SU TONG
Escape	000 
QIU MIAOJIN
Letters from Montmarte. Letter Eleven, May 20th	000
WANG ANYI
Granny	000
ALAI
Fish!	000
CHUN SUE
born at the wrong time	000
FOUR: POETRY, 1918¿1949	000
XU ZHIMO
Second Farewell to Cambridge	000
Love¿s Inspiration	000
Chance	000
WEN YIDUO
Dead Water	000
One Sentence	000
Prayer	000
LI JINFA
Woman Abandoned	000
Never to Return	000
FENG ZHI
Sonnet 2	000
Sonnet 4	000
Sonnet 27	000
DAI WANGSHU
Rainy Alley	000
Written on a Prison Wall	000
With My Injured Hand	000
BIAN ZHILIN
A Buddhist Monk	000
A Round Treasure-Box	000
Feverish Night	000
AI QING
Snow Falls on China¿s Land	000
The North	000
HE QIFANG
Prophecy	000
Thinking of a Friend at Year¿s End	000
Autumn	000
ZHENG MIN
A Glance	000
The Lotus Flower	000
FIVE: POETRY, 1949¿1976	000
JI XIAN
Spring Dancing	000
A Wolf	000
MU DAN
Self	000
Song of Wisdom	000
ZHOU MENGDIE
Kingdom of Solitude	000
Under the Bodhi Tree	000
YU GUANGZHONG
If There¿s a War Raging Afar	000
Nostalgia	000
The White Jade Bitter Gourd	000
WANG XIPENG
A Group of Urban Youths Is on Its Way	000
LUO FU
Beyond the Fog	000
City: Saigon, 1967	000
Following the Sound of Rain into the Mountains: No Rain	000
YA XIAN
Salt	000
Paris	000
The Colonel	000
ZHENG CHOUYU
Pagoda	000
Grenz-Taverne	000
Clear and Bright: In the Grave	000
BAI QIU
Moth	000
Vagabond	000
YE WEILIAN
The River¿s Fancy	000
The Pursuit	000
DAI TIAN
The Story of the Stone	000
Debate on Rugged Mountain	000
YANG MU
Song of Gray Hair	000
After the Snow	000
Geometry: River Goddess	000
XIONG HONG
The Deluded Dream	000
Fire on the Sea Floor	000
CHEN JINGHUA
Our Will to Settle Here Will Never Fail	000
SIX: POETRY SINCE 1976	000
ZHANG CUO
Autumn Meditation	000
Earl Grey	000
HUANG GUOBIN
A Night Prayer	000
When You Are Naked, You Have Everything	000
LUO QING
Six Ways of Eating Watermelons	000
BEI DAO
Declaration	000
Résumé	000
Another Legend	000
SHU TING
When You Walk Past My Window	000
A Roadside Encounter	000
Assembly Line	000
The Cry of a Generation	000
WANG XIAOLONG
When We Finally Turn Fifty	000
Surgery Ward	000
SHANG QIN
The Cat Who Walks Through the Wall	000
YANG LIAN
To a Nine-Year-Old Girl Killed in the Massacre	000
The Dead in Exile	000
GU CHENG
An Ending	000
Curriculum Vitae	000
ANONYMOUS
Madwoman	000
CHEN KEHUA
this life cage	000
containment	000
XIA YU
The Ripest Rankest Juiciest Summer Ever	000
Continuing Our Discussion of Boredom and Ennui	000
L¿Empire à la Fin de la Décadence	000
WONG MAN 
Obdurate	000
hooves of memories	000
YIP FAI
Lobsters	000
LUO ZHICHENG
Spring 2001, Unreachable Civilization	000
SEVEN: ESSAYS, 1918¿1949	000
LU XUN
Excerpts from Wild Grass:	000
 Epigraph	000
 Autumn Night	000
 Hope	000
The Evolution of the Male Sex	000
ZHOU ZUOREN
In Praise of Mutes	000
The Aging of Ghosts	000
Reading on the Toilet	000
LIN YUTANG
My Turn at Quitting Smoking	000
The Monks of Hangzhou	000
ZHU ZIQING
Prose Selections	000
 Haste	000
 Spring	000
 The Silhouette of His Back	000
 The Moonlit Lotus Pond	000
FENG ZIKAI
Bombs in Yishan	000
LIANG SHIQIU
Sickness	000
Haircuts	000
EIGHT: ESSAYS, 1949¿1976	000
LIANG SHIQIU
On Time	000
Snow	000
YU GUANGZHONG
Thus Friends Absent Speak	000
YANG MU
Nineteen Seventy-two	000
NINE: ESSAYS SINCE 1976	000
BA JIN
Remembering Xiao San	000
WEN JIERUO
Living Hell (from her memoirs)	000
XIAO WENYUAN
A Bizarre Kind of Robbery	000
XI CHUAN
Salute	000
SYMAN RAPONGAN
A Father and Son¿s Boat for the Black Current	000
Permissions	000
Index

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Chinese literature -- 20th century -- Translations into English.