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Guo Lusheng and underground poetry during the Cultural Revolution

Today is the final day of Poetry Month, celebrated every April. We commemorated it with a series of…

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Anniversaries: The Olympics and the Cultural Revolution

Today is the tenth anniversary of the Beijing Olympic Games, which officially began at 8:08 p.m. on the eighth…

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State textbook publisher denies censorship of the Cultural Revolution

The South China Morning Post reports that the People’s Education…

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When words kill: ‘Big-character posters’ are testament to tenacity and suffering in one of China’s darkest periods

In China in Ten Words, translated into English by Allan H. Barr, author Yu Hua gives a trenchant description…

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Sinica backgrounder: 40 years of change in China, from the end of the Cultural Revolution to today

John Holden has a long and storied personal history in China, spanning the entire duration of the period…

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