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Shanghai Baby A Novel by Wei Hui.

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Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Romance,
  • Romance - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Romance: Modern,
  • Erotica - General,
  • Fiction / Erotica

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7949650M
ISBN 100743421574
ISBN 109780743421577
OCLC/WorldCa50431448

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Shanghai Baby is her first full-length novel, as well as her first writing to be published in English. She lives in Shanghai/5(96).   Shanghai Baby (上海寳貝) by Zhou Weihui is the quintessential novel of the modern, middle-class Chinese woman living in the heady days of the early 90s as China underwent massive socio-economic /5(7).   Shanghai Baby is her first full-length novel, as well as her first writing to be published in : Free download or read online Shanghai Baby pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Zhou Weihui. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format/5.

Dark and edgy, deliciously naughty, an intoxicating cocktail of sex and the search for love, Shanghai Baby has already risen to cult status in mainland China. The risque contents of the breakthrough novel by hip new author Wei Hui have so alarmed Beijing authorities that thousands of copies have been confiscated and ed on: Aug The gap that divides those of us born in the s and the older generation has never been so wide. Dark and edgy, deliciously naughty, an intoxicating cocktail of sex and the search for love, Shanghai Baby has already risen to cult status in mainland China. The risque contents of the breakthrough novel by hip new author Wei Hui have so alarmed Beijing authorities that thousands of.   Though unlikely to have the same polarizing impact on Americans as on Chinese readers, Shanghai Baby is a fascinating case study of the impact of Western rhetoric and pop culture, from Nikes to nihilism, on the mysterious East. Shanghai is more than the backdrop for the novel; it is a character itself. The city is celebrated by Hui, and its busy pace and natural sensuality contribute to the postmodern tone of the book. The most interesting character, however, is year-old Nikki, the "baby" of the title. Nikki, known as Coco to her friends, is a writer.

  Shanghai Baby () is a novel that has caused much controversy in China and beyond in the early years of the millennium. The ongoing controversy over this book and its writer made me decide to write my thesis in Literary Studies about this topic in Regular bok choy has white stalks and dark green leaves with a crinkly texture, while Shanghai bok choy boasts wide, jade-colored stalks shaped like soupspoons. While we found that Shanghai has a milder, more celery-like flavor compared to the more mineral-like taste of regular bok choy, both work equally well in our recipes. The book is as alluring as a gossip column, but, alas, as shallow as one, too. (Sept. 11) Forecast:Forty thousand copies of Shanghai Baby were burned by the Chinese government. Proving censors.   Shanghai Baby is about Co Co, a young hopeless-romantic writer, living in contemporary Shanghai. Like most writers, our heroine is very neurotic. Moreover, she is an experimenter, a tragic lover, and an unapologetic feminist, all of which makes her a sassy, self-reflective, and alluring narrator.5/5(5).