Lu Xun

The True Story of Ah-Q

Written: December 1921
Source: Selected Stories of Lu Hsun, Published by Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1960, 1972; Images for chapters 1 and 4 from Chinese Literature Volume 5-6, 1977
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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: A Brief Account of Ah-Q's Victories

Chapter 3: A Further Account of Ah-Q's Victories

Chapter 4: The Tragedies of Love

Chapter 5: The Problem of Livelihood

Chapter 6: From Restoration to Decline

Chapter 7: The Revolution

Chapter 8: Barred from the Revolution

Chapter 9: The Grand Finale

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