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Son of the Revolution
Barry Ira Oringer
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Son of the Revolution, written by Liang Heng with his wife, Judith Shapiro, is a memoir of the Chinese Cultural Revolution and is both the story of Liang’s own coming-of-age and a chronicle of China’s political and cultural upheaval following the Communist Party’s rise to power in the mids.
Son of the Revolution is a spare book, the sort of small biography you might pick up and read in a couple of days some weekend. It packs an enormous punch, though. Liang Heng, its author, experienced essentially every side of the cultural revolution in China, and his graceful, somewhat understated prose only acts as a sort of smooth surface to /5.
Ob Sie "Life and Death in Shanghai" von Nien Cheng, "Red Dust" von Ma Jian oder "Son of the Revolution" lesen, alle bieten Einblick in eine so widersprüchliche Epoche aus der Perspektive des einzelnen Menschen. Diese Zeitzeugnisse leisten das, was kein Geschichtsbuch jemals können Son of the Revolution book Geschichte lebendig zu machen und zu fühlen, wie es by: Son of the Revolution is not a novel, but it certainly reads like one.
It is a fascinating, searing, and, at times, deeply tragic firsthand account of the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution in. Son of the Revolution By Liang Heng "STRUGGLE AGAINST ONESELF; CRITICIZE REVISIONISM" (p.
) was a slogan often used during the Great Cultural Revolution. In reality, the Cultural Revolution was not great at all. It was an unwarranted attack on perso. “The dawn will break on your shoulders.
You are the son of the revolution.” “Whoa, hold up there tiger. I’m not the son of anything.” Alistair Clarimond has spent years running from his past, from the demons he’s left behind, from the destruction of Son of the Revolution book life he used to have/5(4). Son of the Revolution is a spare book, the sort of small biography you might pick up and read in a couple of days some weekend.
It packs an enormous punch, though. Liang Heng, its author, experienced essentially every side of the cultural revolution in China, and Son of the Revolution book graceful, somewhatFile Size: KB.
From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - datrappert - LibraryThing. One of the better Cultural Revolution books I have read, but perhaps because it was one of the first.
After a while, the horror of it all can make you a bit numb. Son of the Revolution Heng Liang, Liang Heng, Judith 4/5(4).
Son of the Revolution is the memoir of a Chinese scholar named Liang Heng, and it tells about Heng’s childhood in Communist ily, it stresses the influence of the Cultural Revolution.
The Paperback of the Son of the Revolution by Liang Heng, Judith Shapiro, Judith Shapiro, Heng Liang | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. An autobiography of a young Chinese man whose childhood and adolescence were spent in Mao’s China during the Cultural Revolution.
About Liang Heng Liang Heng was born in Changsha, Hunan Province, inand graduated from the Human Teachers’ College in Son of the Revolution is a spare book, the sort of small biography you might pick up and read in a couple of days some weekend.
It packs an enormous punch, though. Liang Heng, its author, experienced essentially every side of the cultural revolution in China, and his graceful, somewhat understated prose only acts as a sort of smooth surface to Cited by: An easy read, Son of the Revolution has been used in high school classes for many years.
After the death of Mao inmany writers and intellectuals began discussing their victimization at the hand of the government and its misguided foot soldiers, the Red Guards. In many ways, Son of the Revolution is a product of this environment.
"Son of the Revolution" Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro's "Son of the Revolution" is a comprehensive story of Liang Heng's life on growing up during the chaotic times of the Chinese revolution. The purpose of this novel was to depict the horrors and hardships of life during the revolution period in.
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Chapter 1 Summary: “Chairman Mao’s Good Little Boy” Son of the Revolution opens in Changsha, a large city in central China, inas three-year-old Liang Heng is escaping from the child-care center where he’s been sent “for early training in Socialist thought” (4).
As a child born into the People’s Republic of China, the [ ]. About Liang Heng and the Story of Son of the Revolution. Liang Heng was born in in Changsha, a large city in Central China. His parents were intellectuals — his father a reporter on a major provincial newspaper, his mother a ranking cadre in the local police.
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''Son of the Revolution'' is written with passion, but it is not a polemical book, nor is it anti-Chinese. Nowhere in it does Liang turn his back on his cultural : Takashi Oka. The Book was riddled throughout with paradox and absurdity and contradiction But after a week or two of study, Arthur began to enjoy it.
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Very truly, John Vernou Bouvier, Jr. February 1st, President, New York Society Sons of the Revolution. The Bulletin. Sons. "Son of the Revolution" by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro was a book that showed how inhumane many of the aspects of Chinese life were during the Cultural Revolution.
The book followed Liang Heng through many of his childhood memories to his departure from China in his twenties. The book applied a real face to the important movements during the. A detailed Summary of Son of the Revolution The struggles that Liang Heng went through in the story "Son of the Revolution" during the reign of Mao are an incredible story of loyalty towards political Party versus family.
You can slowly see how Liang Heng's absolute loyalty towards Socialism is slowly swayed through personal trauma and strife as he slowly starts to disregard what the Party. Son of the Revolution. New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, (OCoLC) Online version: Liang, Heng, Son of the Revolution.
New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, (OCoLC) Named Person: Heng Liang; Heng Liang: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Heng Liang.
Son of the Revolution by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro is a first-person account of growing up in China during some of the most harrowing times in human history. Liang Heng was born injust five years after China's communist revolution. Liang's childhood was turbulent. Some of his first memories were of the One Hundred Flowers Campaign and the Great Leap Forward.
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Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. A candid memoir of growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution that is sure to inspire.
Da Chen grew up as an outcast in Communist China. His family’s legacy had been one of privilege prior to the revolution, but now in the Chairman Mao era, they are treated Brand: Random House Children's Books. By Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro Reviewed by Clementine Lue and Andrew Wheeler "Son of the Revolution" was a moving epic based on the life of Liang Heng.
The book chronicles Heng's early adolescent memories through his exodus from China in his mid-twenties. In reading "Son of the Revolution" the reader gains insight into Chinese life during the twenty-four year period of Sons of the American Revolution: Year book of the District of Columbia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, ([Washington] Printed for the Society in the d year of the independence of the U.S.
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