Renditions no. 75 (Spring 2011)
Special Section: The Seventies
This issue focuses on a set of translations from the collection of reminiscences edited by Bei Dao and Li Tuo, The Seventies. A compendium of writings on their experiences of the decade that has proved so pivotal to contemporary China by a large group of writers who lived through it, the work has attracted great attention in the Chinese-speaking world. Also included is a prizewinning translation of the first three chapters of Mao Dun's Waverings, at once the second novella of the Eclipse trilogy, the author's first venture into prose fiction and a key document of the 1927 revolution.