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Merry Laughter and Angry Curses
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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Community of Fun

2 Officialdom Unmasked

3 Imagining the Nation

4 Confronting the "New"

5 Questioning the Appropriators

6 The Market, Populism, and Aesthetics

Conclusion

Notes

Glossary of Chinese Terms and Names

Bibliography

Index

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Merry Laughter and Angry Curses is the first book to look beyond China's intellectual elite to examine the profound impact the tabloid press had on the national political awakening of the late Qing era.

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Juan Wang is an independent scholar of Chinese history.

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"Illuminating and endlessly entertaining. Juan Wang does a marvelous job of showing how the tabloids that burst on the scene in Shanghai at the turn of the last century influenced the main political and historical developments of the late Qing. With a stylistic repertoire that included irony, mockery, gossip, sarcasm, and biting humor, these trendy publications, she argues convincingly, did much to prepare the way, intellectually and psychologically, for the demise of the dynasty."
- Paul A. Cohen, author of Speaking to History: The Story of King Goujian in Twentieth-Century China

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