The Writer Lu Hsun Reflects On Death


Those acquainted with modern Chinese literature tell us that Lu Hsun (1881-1936) is one of its most towering figures.  His stories are of the most intimate type:  he chronicles his thoughts, feelings, and impressions in a free-flowing manner, unrestrained by convention or rule.  He did not subscribe to any political affiliation, preferring to remain beholden to no one.  It is this streak of stubborn independence that attracts us to his writings.

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