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Thursday, 30 December

674. Violence Justified? Revenge in Contemporary Chinese Literature

10:15–11:30 a.m., Adams, Loews

A special session

Session leader: Patricia Schiaffini, Austin, TX

1. “Revenge, Honor, and Tradition in Chinese-Language Tibetan Literature,” Patricia Schiaffini

2. “Revenge Impracticable: Zhang Chengzhi’s Islamic Story ‘Investigation of Assassinations in the Western Province,’” Howard Choy, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder

3. “The Extravagance of Violence: Revenge in Mo Yan’s Fiction,” Shelley Chan, Kalamazoo Coll.

4. “Is Revenge Possible? Reconstructions of the Cultural Revolution in Yu Hua’s Fiction,” Donghui He, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville

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