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Sunflowers and Stars: the Ideological Role of Chinese Children's Rhymes and Poems in the Twentieth Century

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Valerie Pellatt


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This book traces a hundred years of the development of Chinese nursery rhymes, children's rhymes and children's poems from the early twentieth century to the early twenty-first century. It draws on anthologies of traditional and modern rhymes and poems published in the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, exploring the form, function and content of these texts in the light of rapid political change in China. The rhymes and poems reflect the constant ideological change taking place in the adult world.

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Author(s): Pellatt V

Publication type: Authored Book

Publication status: Published

Edition: 1

Year: 2015

Number of Volumes: 1

Number of Pages: 189

Print publication date: 15/07/2015

Online publication date: 15/07/2015

Publisher: Peter Lang

Place Published: Bern, Switzerland


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ISBN: 9783034309462