A Brief Analysis of the History and Present Situation of Overseas Yan’an Literature Research

Dong XI


In 1942, Mao Zedong’s Talks at the Yan’an Conference on Literature and Art opened a new era in the development of Chinese literature. Through the brief description of the translation and spread of Yan’an literature in foreign countries, especially in Japan, Russia, the former Soviet Union and United States, the paper aims to outline the status of the Yan’an literature throughout the world, in order to emphasize the particular importance of Yan’an literature, to understand the relevant research status quo, therefore providing practical suggestions for future research.


Yan’an literature, Translation, Spread, Research status


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