On the image of Shanghai in Zhang Ailing's novels

Fang Luo


The urban image created by Zhang Ailing is impressive. Look at all her novels, almost all of them are based in Shanghai. Through her novels, readers can experience the traditional and modern interwoven urban culture, and understand the unique urban things, as well as ordinary and tragic figures in Shanghai. The image created by Zhang Ailing is not only the living place of the characters, but also the human nature of the city.


Zhang Ailing's novels; Shanghai; urban things; urban characters

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18282/le.v9i1.794


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