Cries from the Iron House: Stories by Lu Xun

Start Date: January 17, 2019
End Date: February 27, 2019
Time Detail: 16 hours over five weeks
Location: Online
Type of Course: Book Groups
Audience: High school social studies (9-12)
Course Description: Lu Xun was a groundbreaking author whose life and writing exemplify the turbulence of China’s early 20th century. The stories for this book group are important touchstones in the development of modern Chinese literature. From a madman’s rantings to a poor man’s understanding of the revolution, they explore the historical and social juncture between tradition and modernity that challenged China. His writings take on social ills, customs, and the desire for a new society.
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