By Yu Quiyu

In A Bittersweet trip via tradition Yu Qiuyu travels around the chinese language mainland to go to the country's nationwide background websites and liberate the mysteries of China's cultural and historic legacy. As he winds his manner in the course of the nation-state, towns, and ruins, Yu Qiuyu ruminates at the locations, humans, and moments that experience formed his and the chinese language lifestyle. He additionally displays on his personal own background, weaving into his story the histories of his literary heroes and the good works that experience formed him as a author. First released in 1992, A Bittersweet trip via tradition popularized the literary notion of the meditative essay, constructing a brand new culture in chinese language prose.

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