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good women of China

Xinran

good women of China

hidden voices

by Xinran

  • 346 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- China -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- China -- Biography,
  • China -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementXinran ; translated by Esther Tyldesley.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsTyldesley, Esther.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 230 p. ;
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21661372M
    ISBN 100701173459
    OCLC/WorldCa50746783

    Mar 03,  · Why educated, professional women in China aren’t marrying – new book explores the ‘leftover women’ phenomenon. another of the “leftover women” portrayed in Lake’s book, is a good. Oct 23,  · During the brief "opening" of China in the s and s, she became the host of a popular radio show, and was able to travel the country and speak and listen to women who otherwise would not have been heard. The pain and anguish she unearthed were more than she ever expected.

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Good women of China by Xinran Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE GOOD WOMEN OF CHINA: Hidden Voices are from her nighttime write/call-in show for women only, back in the s out of Nanjing. You will meet the people who work at the radio station. You will encounter the omnipotent presence of The Party. You will get to know the women of rural China, who have never been paid much charlesrosier.com by: Oct 02,  · The Good Women of China book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to “open up” China took root /5. The Good Women of China (ISBN ) is a book published in The author, Xue Xinran, is a British-Chinese journalist who currently resides in London and writes for The charlesrosier.com Tyldesley translated this book from Chinese.

The Good Women of China is primarily composed of interviews Xinran conducted during her time as a radio broadcaster in China in the s. "The Good Women of China" details the tragic lives of many Chinese women who lived through the Communist uprising and Cultural Revolution of China.

Each chapter tells a different woman's story. Many of these women were gang raped, forced to "rat on" their family, and accused of /5.

Jul 20,  · The Good Women of China by Xinran Chatto and Windus £, pp Any Journalist who writes about suffering knows that the copy will be read partly in a spirit of charlesrosier.com: Geraldine Bedell.

Mar 27,  · Xinran was born in Beijing in and was a successful journalist and radio presenter in China. In she moved to London, where she began work on her seminal book about Chinese women's lives, The Good Women of China/5().

Mar 22,  · The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices - Kindle edition by Xinran. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices/5(). An unprecedented, intimate account of the lives of modern Chinese women, told by the women themselves -- true stories of the political and personal upheavals they have endured in their chaotic and repressive society For eight groundbreaking years, Xinran hosted a radio program in China during which she invited women to call in and talk about charlesrosier.com: Xinran.

Find books like The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Good Women of China. The program focused on women's issues and life stories. She was well known for travelling extensively in China to interview women for her work.

Inshe moved to London and began writing stories of the women she met along her journeys. Her first book, The Good Women of China, was published inbecoming an international charlesrosier.com:Beijing.

The book is a small selection from the many stories she was able to gather during that time, obviously put together both with a journalist's eye for what makes a good story and with the didactic intention of covering a suitable range of "key topics" to give her readers some perspective on the main issues affecting women in Chinese society.4/5(29).

An unprecedented, intimate account of the lives of modern Chinese women, told by the women themselves -- true stories of the political and personal upheavals they have endured in their chaotic and repressive society For eight groundbreaking years, Xinran hosted a radio program in China during which she invited women to call in and talk about themselves/5(18).

Oct 01,  · 'Good And Mad' Explores Women's Anger At A Pivotal Moment It hardly needs saying that women's anger (more from one political party) has been roiling since the. THE GOOD WOMEN OF CHINA: Hidden Voices Apparently designed to bring the women's horrific stories to light, the book doesn't do enough to situate them clearly in the context of the show as a.

Jul 12,  · They became a book called The Good Women of China. It reflects her belief in the importance of emotional life - a reaction to having had her own.

A former Chinese radio-show host now living in England delivers a somber, graphically detailed report on the lives of women in contemporary China.

Inas the Chinese authorities cautiously began opening up to the West, Xinran presented a new radio program in Nanjing called “Words on the Night Breeze.”. Fincher’s book on Leftover Women is a refreshing work within the topic of China and gender, which argues that the labeling of women as being “leftover” is part of a state-sponsored media campaign that has created a greater disparity between men and women in China today – contrary to a popular assumption that women have benefited from.

The Good Women of China is a collection of true stories about the lives of Chinese women in the late s and early s. Xinran is a Chinese journalist who hosted a radio program called “Words on the Night Breeze”.

This program was directed at women, and bit by bit Xinran was able to invite her listeners to share their stories. The Good Women of China Xinran persuaded her superiors to let her share some of these letters on the air, and in this groundbreaking book, written after she moved to London, inshe has.

Women served as commanders of the armed forces of various kings and emperors. Chinese fictional writings also depict women as good fighters. During the years of the republic, women living in cities could receive a formal education. Although they did not enter the workforce, many women took advantage of the opportunity to study.

Jan 10,  · charlesrosier.com “One of our favorite sources of China film and book news. The 10 Best Books about Chinese Women in Note: these books appear in no particular order since all are excellent.

1. Joan Judge, The Precious Raft of History: The Past, the West, and the Woman Question in China. Stanford University Press.Mar 08,  · The Good Women of China, Xinran At the start of this collection of true-life stories, Xinran is working as a female radio presenter in Nanjing in the late s when she receives a letter from a young boy pleading for help – an old man in his village, he says, has kidnapped a young girl and is keeping her tied up with an iron chain.Perhaps not.

As it is, the picture we get from this book of a "good woman's" life in China is terrible. InXinran was the presenter in Nanjing of a programme called "Words on the Night Breeze." It was a new venture for her and for the radio station, part of Deng Xiaoping's "opening up" of China.