This paper discusses Bai Xian-yong's ten short stories which involves growth writing, including: Madam Jin, Let's go to see daisies, Yuqing the nurse, The hand hidden in the hip pocket, Lonely seventeen, Moonlight that night, Death in Chicago, Go on the skyscraper, A fairy falling into the mundane world, Resentment of the fairy falling into the mundane world, and his novel ”Crystal boys”. From ”indulging in childhood” to ”departing from childhood”, I gradually sort out the growth writing displayed in Bai's works and the characteristics of his writing. There are three focuses in the paper. First, I point out the succession, deformation and commonality curved by Bai's characters. Secondly, I discuss theses related to growth writing, such as love and desire, death, madness, nation/identity, etc. Finally, I point out the unique Oedipus complex and anti-growth tendency in Bai's growth writing.
|Translated title of the contribution||From Adonis image to Walking into the Community: Growth Writing in Bai Xian-yong's Novels|
|Original language||Chinese (Traditional)|
|Number of pages||31|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
- Bai Xian-yong
- love and desire