British Journal of Chinese Studies

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Published January 1, 2016

Issue Description

Lan Yang investigates the language of official literature produced during the Cultural Revolution, concentrating on linguo-stylistic characteristics of sentences with an aim to explore the language’s aesthetic and stylistic characteristics and functions. Justin Winslett looks at the topic of the extrahuman in early Chinese texts and shows that changes in the discourse on the extrahuman is symptomatic of changes in the societies and intellectual communities that constructed these texts. 



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