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Sources for modern Literary Chinese


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Are there any sources for more recent books in Literary Chinese?

 

I really like this language, but I lack interest for ancient literature.

 

As Classical Chinese was the main form of writing until 1919, there should be a huge amount of more modern texts out there, but they are no where to be found so it seems...

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Where exactly have you looked?!

It's a country with a population of 1,4 billion people producing insane amounts of texts every day!
 

 

You should find good book recommendations in many threads here.

Just to mention a few:

 

https://www.chinese-forums.com/forums/topic/2034-what-are-you-reading/#comment-17643

https://www.chinese-forums.com/forums/topic/61753-modern-short-stories-recommendations/#comment-483505

https://www.chinese-forums.com/forums/topic/61692-refilling-the-pipeline/

 

 

As to where to look for them, here is one good site for that: https://www.99csw.com/index.php

If you fancy buying physical books, the two I've used are taobao and amazon.

 

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