The dialogue may need to rewrite the history of literature Weiheng ca1871

The dialogue may need to rewrite the history of literature Weiheng [Abstract] literary history writing itself there are many controversial and ambiguous space. In addition to "this is not a good enough literary history", such as "the history of literature is possible," the discussion has never stopped. The only thing that is certain is that it is difficult to have a "perfect" history of Chinese literature. "Columbia literature" editor China: (beauty) Mei Weiheng publishing house in 2016 7 months after 15 years and come out, this might make Chinese "Columbia literature" is difficult to obtain the due attention. As one of the most important Overseas Sinology two China history of literature works in recent years, the "Columbia literature" China English version in 2001 have been published, than "Ann and Sun Kangyi editor of the" Cambridge literature "China 9 years earlier. But "the Cambridge" Chinese version in 2013 but the "first" available, so long Chinese literary history of the overseas more than domestic scholars and readers are concerned and attention, became a popular book of literary history. But even some late, the China literary history edited by American Sinologist Mei Weiheng is still very heavy, there are bright spots. Now numerous literary history very much, but often there are thousands of books a "feeling, can only turn the" Columbia literature "China directory will feel find everything fresh and new. The basic framework of the book is no longer a dynasty stage, but several themes; because interweaving clues in the thematic framework and time to cover the latest academic research results, it has the general sense of rich brocade, in the knowledge transfer, especially inspiring. The most important is to inspire rather than exhaustive why we attach importance to overseas research on Chinese literary history? Compared to the two thousand year history of the Chinese literature, "China literary history" history is very short, began about one hundred years ago. A few of the Jingfan start including "sinus in literary history" (1897), Lin Chuanjia’s "Chinese literary history" (1904) and yellow people "China literary history" (1905), before this, now the literature education from the history of literature function, completed by the anthology of poetry, and the Fulai. Obviously, the latter is for literary tradition, pay more attention to the cultivation of literature and art, and "literary history" this writing style and means of education, from the date of birth will bring outsiders perspective, in the process of modernization China. In the 80s and 90s, the "Rewriting Literary History" in the trend of overseas research has played a very important role, Xia Zhiqing’s "history of modern Chinese Fiction" can be called one of the main driving force of this movement. Xia Xia in the evaluation of Eileen Chang, Shen Congwen and others, so that Chinese scholars and readers to rediscover these have been lost in the ideological curtain of the writer. Of course, as a traditional literature as the main object of China literary history, "Columbia literature" Chinese innovation and inspiration is not the sort of works of value, but mainly lies in its layout style. Mei Weiheng said in an interview, "always read the classified Chinese according to Dynasty literary history, is very boring and stale, so in the" green)相关的主题文章: