Poprishchin writes in his diary about how much he hates the various people at work he hates the section chief for telling him he's an ugly loser he hates the treasurer for refusing to give him an advance on his salary he hates the lackeys (the servants) for not treating him like a nobleman.
A madman's diary lu xunpdf download a madman's diary lu xunpdf (140 kb). The name by which he is best known internationally, lu xun, was a literary pseudonym that he chose when his fiction novel a madman's diary was first published, in 1918  by the time lu xun was born, the zhou family had been prosperous for centuries, and had become wealthy through landowning, pawnbroking, and by having several family.
A madman's diary (chinese: 狂人日記 pinyin: kuángrén rìjì) is a short story published in 1918 by lu xun, a chinese writer it was the first and most influential modern work written in vernacular chinese in the republican era, and would become a cornerstone piece of the new culture movement.
In addition to revealing the cannibalistic nature of four thousand years of chinese history and its governing ideology and ethics, “the diary of a madman” exposes the ubiquity of such cannibalism and how everyone is an accomplice in the game of eating and being eaten. Lu xun has underlined the historical significance of this story by adding an introduction written in classical chinese only the words of the 'madman' with their indictment of the traditional chinese society have been put into ordinary spoken language.
Lu xun's a madman's diary, published in new youth magazine in 1918, is a political allegory critiquing traditional chinese feudalism it became the cornerstone of the new culture movement, which sought to modernize china by adopting western modes of thought.
Lu xun wrote china's first modern short story in 1918 and called it a madman's diary, props to gogol.
Unit 4 assignment world literacy [the greatest chinese literature] the dream of the red chamber book i, part 1 (by xueqin cao) - duration: 10:04:07 free audio books for intellectual exercise. In a sense, the madman is a rebel and social critic whose madness is a kind of sanity the story reveals lu xun's interest in changing society -- in converting people from cannibalism to a higher level of humanity.