Nanjing: A World of Literature
Cloth • 260 pp • 152 × 229 mm • English
US$34.95 • C$46.95
Embark on a journey through Nanjing’s rich history and vibrant literary tradition, a UNESCO City of Literature, with Nanjing: A World of Literature. This captivating book takes you on a journey through time, exploring the city’s deep cultural roots and its evolution as a renowned literary hub.
Discover how Nanjing’s enchanting natural beauty and profound historical significance have shaped its identity as a literary center, producing countless renowned figures and masterpieces. Uncover the fascinating stories of the city’s iconic literary figures, from ancient scribes like Wang Xianzhi and Li Bai to modern luminaries like Pearl S. Buck and Lu Xun. Witness the contemporary landscape of Nanjing’s literary scene as the city nurtures a thriving community of writers, readers, and cultural institutions. Learn about the initiatives that have solidified Nanjing’s place as a leading city in publishing, literary awards, and public reading programs.
Nanjing: A World of Literature is an essential guide for anyone seeking to understand this storied city’s remarkable literary history and contemporary landscape. This book offers an intimate look at the heart of Chinese and global literature through exquisite prose and striking imagery, making it a must-have treasure for literature enthusiasts and lovers of cultural historians alike.
About the Author
The Editorial Team of “Nanjing: A World of Literature” is a dedicated group of scholars, writers, and cultural experts who have come together to create a comprehensive and engaging exploration of Nanjing’s rich literary history and vibrant contemporary scene. With backgrounds in literature, history, and cultural studies, this talented team brings diverse perspectives and expertise to the project, ensuring an in-depth and well-rounded presentation of Nanjing as a UNESCO City of Literature.