F: Hu Feng's Prison Years

  • Title: F: Hu Feng's Prison Years
  • Author: Mei Zhi Gregor Benton
  • ISBN: 9781844679676
  • Page: 189
  • Format: Hardcover
  • F Hu Feng s Prison Years Hu Feng the counterrevolutionary leader of a banned literary school spent twenty five years in the Chinese Communist Party s prison system But back in the Party s early days he was one of its best
    Hu Feng, the counterrevolutionary leader of a banned literary school, spent twenty five years in the Chinese Communist Party s prison system But back in the Party s early days, he was one of its best known literary theoreticians and critics at least until factional infighting, and his short fuse, made him persona non grata among the establishment.His wife, Mei Zhi, sharHu Feng, the counterrevolutionary leader of a banned literary school, spent twenty five years in the Chinese Communist Party s prison system But back in the Party s early days, he was one of its best known literary theoreticians and critics at least until factional infighting, and his short fuse, made him persona non grata among the establishment.His wife, Mei Zhi, shared his incarceration for many years F is her account of that time, beginning ten years after her and Hu Feng s initial arrest She herself was eventually released, after which she navigated the party s Byzantine prison bureaucracy searching for his whereabouts Having finally found him, she voluntarily returned to gaol to care for him in his rage and suffering, watching his descent into madness as the excesses of the Cultural Revolution took their toll.Both an intimate portrait of Mei Zhi s life with Hu Feng and a stark account of the prison system and life under Mao, F is at once beautiful and harrowing.With support from English PENThis book has been selected to receive financial assistance from English PEN s Writers in Translation programme supported by Bloomberg English PEN exists to promote literature and its understanding, uphold writers freedoms around the world, campaign against the persecution and imprisonment of writers for stating their views, and promote the friendly co operation of writers and free exchange of ideas For information visit englishpen.

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    1. What kind of people are those we don’t execute? We don’t execute people like Hu Feng, not because their crimes don’t deserve capital punishment but because such executions would yield no advantage. Counterrevolutionaries are trash, they are vermin, but once in your hands, you can make them perform some kind of service for the people.-Mao ZedongHu Feng, born Zhang Guangren, was a major literary figure in 20th century China. In the 1930s, he formed the League of Left-Wing Writers in Shanghai [...]

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    2. Touching and complex look at China's political and literary history through the eyes of those who lived at the sharp end of its oppression but always loved the state.

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    3. Compelling, and one more finely written book shows the orrors of war and misplaced ideology, entwined with horrific brutality and people of tenacity and integrity.

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    4. F: Hu Feng's Prison Years. Mei Zhi. Informative autobiography—Chinese political prisoner under Mao. Little emotion or analysis.Reviewed @reallyReads

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