Recalling the Handicraft Age: Wang Anyi on Foreign
By Wang Anyi  Publisher: Oriental Publishing Co. Ltd.
Paper Back
2021-01-01 | ISBN: 978-7-5473-1750-1
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The 22 articles collected in this book present Wang Anyi's reading history of foreign literature over many years. These essays are Wang’s interpretations of classic masterpieces, resulting in a rebirth of classics in the ups and downs of time. With an author’s keen and perceptive power, and the unique delicacy and empathy of a woman, Wang leads us into the world of Tolstoy, Dickens, Bronte sisters, Marquez, Woolf, Agatha, Dickens, etc. On the one hand, she guides us to understand characters and stories from the perspective of a reader, reaching the hidden emotions and leading edges behind the characters; On the one hand, with the rationality of an author, she analyzes the masters’ narrative skills, delineation methods and rhythm control, reaching the source and other side of creative secrets. A master interprets masters, enabling us to taste classic masterpieces more precisely and subtly.