Chinese Popular Fiction. LIBR 545 Qiong Yang June 13 th , 2007. Chinese popular literature.
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June 13th, 2007
Chinese popular literature has been a part of Chinese culture since ancient time, but compared to mainstream literature and serious literature, it has always been inferior to mainstream culture. It is a well-known fact that mainstream literature is for educated people and popular literature is just for illiterate people. Since 1980’s popular literature in Hong Kong and Tai Wan was introduced to Mainland China, Those works met the hidden needs for entertainment and freedom as well as curiosity of sex and power, they were widespread and acclaimed in Chinese-speaking areas from 1990’s. Now popular culture and literature are the most important part in Chinese entertainment industry.
The list of Jinyong’s wuxia fictions
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Publishing wuxia fiction is a booming business.