Made in China: “Contemporary Chinese literature should have the self-confidence to forget what it is and where it came from.” Julie O’Yang, novelist

Made in China: “Contemporary Chinese literature should have the self-confidence to forget what it is and where it came from.” Julie O’Yang, novelist

*In memoriam of the May 4th Movement* May Fourth Movement, intellectual revolution and sociopolitical reform movement that occurred in China in 1917–21. The movement was directed toward national independence, emancipation of the individual, and rebuilding society and culture. In 1915, in the face of Japanese encroachment on China, young intellectuals, inspired by “New Youth” (Xinqingnian), …