[Podcast] ‘Age of Awakening’: A Chinese revolutionary drama becomes a cultural touchstone (and propaganda coup)

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Illustration by Derek Zheng

A state-produced TV series chronicling the May Fourth Movement and the founding of the Chinese Communist Party is an unexpected critical success.

Read the article by Brian Wu: https://supchina.com/2021/09/14/age-of-awakening-chinese-revolutionary-drama/

Narrated by Sarah Kutulakos.

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