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Mao Tun

Mao Tun or Mao Dun (mou dŏŏn´), pseud. of She Yen-ping (shə´ yĕn´bĬng´), 1896–1981, Chinese novelist and Minister of Culture (1949–65). His fiction offers a sympathetic portrayal of working-class life and praise of revolution. Midnight (1933, tr. 1957), his most widely read work, is a naturalistic novel exploring in epic detail the commercial world of Shanghai. He is the author of Spring Silk Worms and Other Stories (1956).

See studies by Y. Chen (1986) and D. D. Wang (1992).

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