Review of Su Tong’s The Madwoman on the Bridge

Su Tong

Su Tong rose to literary prominence through his novel Raise the Red Lantern and, in this more recent collection of short fiction, he further explores the nature of change in modern Chinese society. The Cultural Revolution forms the central series of events through which such changes are examined: the systematic destruction of the old and its replacement with what was considered to be new and modern.

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