Chinese Women Writers on the Environment: A Multi-Ethnic Anthology of Fiction and Nonfiction (Paperback)
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The stories, prose and poems in this anthology offer readers a unique and generous array of women's experiences in China. In a world that is rapidly modernizing, these writings attempt to reconcile with the ever-changing people, plants, beasts and environment. After five years of painstaking collection and translation, the authors present these stories of strength and sadness, defiance and resilience, urban and village life, from the days of the cultural revolution to the present. Whether a house full of hawks and eagles, a stubborn cow, or a defiant elderly couple sabotaging a lumber operation, these stories express powerful visions of the earth interwoven with human memory.
About the Author
Dong Isbister is associate professor of women's and gender studies at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Xiumei Pu is an assistant professor of environmental studies at Westminster College in Salt Lake City. She has published essays on ecospirituality and gender-environment connections from a cross-cultural lens. Stephen D. Rachman teaches in the department of English at Michigan State University.