Snake's pillow and other stories

@inproceedings{King1998SnakesPA,
  title={Snake's pillow and other stories},
  author={Zhu Lin Richard King},
  year={1998}
}
Jiangnan, that part of east-central China watered by the Yangzi River, is the ironically Edenic setting for these six powerful tales of devotion, betrayal, and defilement. Zhu Lin, a uniquely angry female voice on China's literary scene, takes a particular interest in the plight of young women whose exceptional qualities condemn them to exploitation by men. No other contemporary Chinese writer renders the hostility of rural society toward women in such stark and ultimately tragic terms… CONTINUE READING

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