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Lu Xun

Film banned by Mao becomes a modern hit

Sixty-one years after being labelled 'reactionary propaganda' by Mao Zedong , 'the first banned film of New China' went back on the market in DVD format on March 15.

Sunday, 1 April, 2012, 12:00am

Patriot suffered for beloved art

Huang Xinbo (1916-1980) was a pioneer of the modern Chinese woodcut and, through the influence of Lu Xun (1881-1936), devoted himself to the development and promotion of this art form.

To pay homage to this renowned artist 31 years after his death, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum presents 'Imprint of the Heart: Artistic Journey of Huang Xinbo' from now until February 27.

16 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

The End of the Revolution - China and the Limits of Modernity

The End of the Revolution - China and the Limits of Modernity by Wang Hui Verso Books

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Freshly polished, Apple's first HK store opens

24 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai's literary past all but a dim memory

Bookworms are salivating at the prospect of next month's eighth annual Shanghai International Literary Festival with an 80-strong line-up of authors, poets and critics offering a smorgasbord of literary lunches, wine-fuelled discussions and walking tours.

19 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

History-makers Part 29: Lu Xun

Profession: writer Famous for: prose written in everyday language, and for championing a new China Born: September 25, 1881, Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, China Died: October 19, 1936, Shanghai, China Married: Xu Guangping

Early years

Find words that mean: be distributed, centre, doubtful about, incident, got worse

21 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Filmmaker takes off blinkers of prejudice for fresh look at history

Zhou Bing , 41, gained national fame for his documentary series The Forbidden City in 2005. He explains his passion for history and why it is challenging to look at things from a different perspective.

Most of your productions are about history. Why?

7 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Lust for words

Artfully rendering a piece of literature into English from a language as culturally different as Chinese is a challenge for any translator.

But for Julia Lovell, 33, a Cambridge-based academic and translator, the task is even more challenging when faced with the work of Zhang Ailing, or Eileen Chang, author of the now-famous novella, Lust, Caution.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Heritage homes need better management: son of writer Lu Xun

Former residences of prominent mainland public figures should be taken care of instead of being left in a dilapidated state, the son of Lu Xun , one of China's best-known writers, said on the sidelines of the CPPCC meeting yesterday.

8 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Lu Xun Blossoms

HK Cultural Centre, Studio Theatre

Sept 6-8, 8pm, Sept 9, 3pm

There are no elaborate sets or sumptuous costumes in this adaptation of five short stories by 20th-century Chinese writer Lu Xun. Co-produced by Canada's Theatre Smith-Gilmour and the Shanghai Drama Arts Centre, Lu Xun Blossoms takes a bare-bones approach to theatre.

6 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Lu Xun Blossoms

Actors from Canada and China perform in this physical theatre, based on five short stories by modern Chinese writer Lu Xun. In Putonghua and some English with Chinese and English surtitles. Thu-Sat, 8pm, Sept 9, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323

2 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Blood & cuts

Kidnap, murder and other brutal crimes may get increasing coverage in mainland newspapers

and television but the public appetite for such stories hasn't led to a boom in crime fiction. Fans of the genre are more likely to find work by foreign or overseas-based Chinese authors in mainland shops than detective stories by local writers.

12 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Be tolerant to dissent: delegate

A CPPCC delegate has called for tolerance to dissent and even radical opinions as China seeks to develop its own model of 'deliberate democracy'.

Chen Shuyu , former deputy director of Lu Xun Museum, said authorities should be tolerant to alternate opinions in discussions and be patient when explaining why some views were not acceptable for now.

13 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Tribute to a literary colossus

An exhibition featuring manuscripts and family letters of Lu Xun opened yesterday, marking the 125th anniversary of the birth of a father of modern Chinese literature.

The exhibition, which launched the 2006 Hong Kong Lu Xun Week, runs until Monday and also marks the 70th anniversary of Lu's death.

8 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Jewels of the Emerald Isle

Staff at the Lu Xun museum are hard at work preparing an exhibition on the life and work of James Joyce, which opens on June 16 and is part of the Irish Festival in China.

8 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

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