Wuxia Genre

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Wuxia Films - History - 20th Century
... The modern wuxia genre rose to prominence in the early 20th century after the May Fourth Movement of 1919. 1960s–1980s were often regarded as the golden ages of the wuxia genre ... Xiang Kairan (pen name Pingjiang Buxiaosheng) became the first notable writer of the wuxia genre, his maiden work being The Peculiar Knights-Errant of the Jianghu (江湖奇侠传) ...
Chinese Martial Arts - History - Modern History - People's Republic
... Wuxia or "martial arts fiction" is a popular genre that emerged in the early 20th century and peaked in popularity during the 1960s to 1980s ... Wuxia films were produced from the 1920s ... The Kuonmintang suppressed wuxia, accusing it of promoting superstition and violent anarchy ...

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