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Revolution: From Literary Revolution To Revolutionary Literature

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This chapter focuses on several critical intersections in the historical trajectory of geming, emphasizing the connection between politics and literature. It describes how the discourses of geming came to the fore at the turn of the twentieth century by being translated into the syntax of world revolution, how geming was called forth time and again when the nation needed new spiritual drive in its search for subjectivity in the modern era, and how the literary arena was shaped by that term in different periods. The discourse of geming, or revolution, originated from dynastic crises in ancient China. The word geming in modern China underwent a sea change as the linguistic system shifted from classical to vernacular language, burying the classical lexicon, grammar, and poetics.

Keywords: China; geming; literature; twentieth century

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