READING REVOLUTION: ART AND LITERACY DURING CHINA'S CULTURAL REVOLUTION.

(China).
  • (Toronto, ON, Canada): Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, 2016.
  • 8vo.
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • 114 pages
  • ISBN: 9780772761194

Price: $20.00  other currencies

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Preface by Anne Dondertman, introduction by Riolfo, note to the reader regarding Romanization of Chinese characters and translations from the Chinese, acknowledgments, bibliography. Contributions by Stephen Qiao. Catalogue of an exhibition (June-September 2016) in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in China. Color illustrations throughout. Includes Chinese titles of many of the exhibited items.

Highlights include: a selection of rare propaganda posters from the seminal phase of the Cultural Revolution (1966-69); contemporaneous books such as The Selected Works of Mao Zedong and The Quotations of Chairman Mao (as well as translations of Mao's works); and artifacts from the Cultural Revolution related to literacy and the practice of reading, including Mao badges, paper cuts, archival photographs, pamphlets, postcards, and children's toys.

This exhibition was curated by Jennifer Purtle, Associate Professor of Chinese and East Asian Art Department of Art, Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto, with assistance from Stephen Qiao of the East Asian Library at the University of Toronto and Liz Ridolo, Special Projects Librarian at the Fisher Library.

READING REVOLUTION: ART AND LITERACY DURING CHINA'S CULTURAL REVOLUTION. Jennifer Purtle, Elizabeth Ridolfo.
READING REVOLUTION: ART AND LITERACY DURING CHINA'S CULTURAL REVOLUTION.
READING REVOLUTION: ART AND LITERACY DURING CHINA'S CULTURAL REVOLUTION.
READING REVOLUTION: ART AND LITERACY DURING CHINA'S CULTURAL REVOLUTION.