China, Cultural Revolution, Scar literature
This video tells the story of “Scar Literature,” a gut-wrenching literary movement that bravely confronted the wounds of China’s Cultural Revolution. Dozens of evocative images illustrate the movement’s significance, its key stories and their historical contexts. The video invites viewers to consider Scar Literature’s legacy for healing trauma in China and beyond.
Knight, Sabina, "Scar Literature" (2021). Video Lecture, Smith College, Northampton, MA.
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