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Red azalea

by Anchee Min

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Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Min, Anchee, -- 1957-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnchee Min.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13571402M
    ISBN 100425147762
    OCLC/WorldCa33391361

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We need to remind ourselves from what the Chinese are now recovering--and that cruelty and incredible backwardness still lingers in that society/5().

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'I'm an adult. My optimism is an adult too, she says. 'Hello old friend inseparable as body and shadow ' We can be grateful for the timely appearance of this anthology. The information about Red Azalea shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Red Azalea Summary & Study Guide Description.

Red Azalea Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Red Azalea () is a memoir by Chinese-America author Anchee Min.

Min was nine years old when Mao Zedong implemented a series of economic and social changes throughout China that collectively became known as the Cultural Revolution (). The book was praised for its straightforward diction that reflected the Mandarin language. This memoir of sexual freedom is [both] a powerful political as well as literary statement.” —The New York Times Book Review We hope the introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow enhance your group’s reading of the evocative and awe-inspiring Red Azalea.

/5(31). About Red Azalea. A revelatory and disturbing portrait of China, this is Anchee Min’s celebrated memoir of growing up in the last years of Mao’s China.

As a child, Min was asked to publicly humiliate a teacher; at seventeen, she was sent to work at a labor collective. From the best-selling author of Red Azalea, this extraordinary novel tells the stirring, erotically charged story of Madame Mao Zedong, the woman almost universally known as the 'white-boned demon,' whom many hold directly responsible for the excesses of the Cultural ng her lush psychological insight to bear on the facts of history, Min penetrates the myth surrounding this.

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Told to serve the revolution as a peasant when she tur Min left her family in Shanghai and joined the Advanced Seventh Company to plant rice near the East China Sea 5/5(5). FreeBookNotes found 7 sites with book summaries or analysis of Red Azalea.

If there is a Red Azalea SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. Among the summaries and analysis available for Red Azalea, there are 1 Full Study Guide, 2 Short Summaries and 4 Book Reviews.

Red Azalea (Book): Min, Anchee: Anchee Min's remarkable story reveals both the brutality of oppression and the incredible resilience of the human spirit. A journey of passion and danger, luck and betrayal, told in spare, elegant prose that Newsweek calls "as delicate and evocative as a traditional Chinese brush painting.

From the author of Katherine. Red Azalea (Book): Min, Anchee. As with all her books, this is the extraordinary biography of her life in China and later in the U.S., that reads like a novel.

Red Azalea by Anchee Min; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Personal narratives, Biography, Motion picture actors and actresses; Places: China.

Red Azalea was well-received by critics. The memoir won the Carl Sandburg Literary Award in and was named a New York Times Notable Book in Other works by Anchee Min: Becoming Madame Mao, Empress Orchid, Katherine, and Wild GingerAuthor: Anchee Min.

Anchee Min’s Red Azalea, like many autobiographical narratives, is her coming-of-age story. She writes of her struggles with issues of identity and sexuality within the repressive environment of.

Anchee Min talked about her memoir [Red Azalea], published by Knopf. It chronicles growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution.

The book, first published inbegan as a collection of. Review on Red Azalea: Summary -Praise and Criticism -Historiography -Contribution to my understanding. Red Azalea is Anchee Mins celebrated memoir of growing up in the last years of Maos China.

As a child, she was asked to publicly humiliate a teacher; at seventeen, she was sent to work at a labor More.

Red Azalea (Book): Min, Anchee: A woman who grew up in China during its Cultural Revolution describes the grueling physical labor she endured on Red Fire Farm, her forced segregation from men, her sexual relationship with her platoon leader, and her introduction to acting.Min ultimately escapes Red Fire Farm by being chosen to compete for a role in RED AZALEA, a film/opera being produced in Shanghai.

Min’s life is, she makes clear, the antithesis of the typical.