"China Gorky" Lu Xun ---No Novel
Lu Xun left a large number of literary works, mostly essays, essays and short stories. However, the 20th century's greatest literary figures, has always wanted to get involved in during his lifetime, "voluminous" work, he had planned to write six long (of which three are novel.)
Lu Xun's lifetime, "China's Gorky," said, but he never had written a novel, which is known to many novel, Gorky world literature is somewhat different, say that it is a shame. More regrettable that there had been three times to write novels of Lu Xun's intention, and have ideas mature, and some even moving the pen.
Spring of 1921, Lu Xun plans to write the novel, "Emperor and Yang", has developed the outline. Content is also a good idea, from the An Lushan and Yang Yuhuan in the longevity Dianshang hit it off the beginning to the end of reign inspired sergeant killed by Royal. All issued more than twenty million words, divided eighteen chapters. After listening to an overview of the then Yu, Lu Xun's friend Xushou Tang said: "Mr. Zhou's story masterpiece, the arrangements for the wonderful, if more students took the pen in his writing certainly for the provision of community life, the novel face." But , when Lu Xun was employed in Peking University, Beijing Normal University women teach his novel "The True Story of Ah Q" and the "Morning Supplement" serial, you must piecewise processing, modification, coupled with the "Scream," a book printed urgently, "Many issues entangled", they had to write the novel, set aside the. Liu Jixing in the "Letters of Lu Xun," also saw a record in this matter, Mr. Lu Xun: "I am to write a novel about the Tang Dynasty, visited Chang'an. To where to look, think the sky is not even the sky Tang. Pains to depict the program with fantasy, completely broke, has not written a word. "(see Lu Xun on January 11, 1934 to the beginning of branches Yamamoto Japanese friends a letter)
May 1932, Lu met in Shanghai was hospitalized because of leg injuries the Chen Geng, General. In the meantime, he heard about the Red General Chen Geng Fourth Army in Henan, Anhui border against "encirclement and suppression" of the many stories, excited, Chen Geng immediately to obtain the relevant mimeographed material, decided to write a "falling of the Red Cloud" and its length is estimated one hundred and fifty thousand words. After reading the beginning of Qu said: "Although it is fiction, we rather true." Xuefeng Lu recalls also prepared to write this novel, and Lu Xun Tan Road "to write, only as the" iron flow "(war in the former Soviet Union s) like to write. " However, Lu Xun's mother is ill at this time suddenly received a telegram. Returned to Beijing after the visit, he should be invited to give lectures at several universities. To the end in Shanghai, coincides with the Soong Ching Ling, Yang Xingfo sponsoring organizations and others in China League for Civil Rights, in addition to participate in planning of Lu Xun was also elected as executive member of the chores and sick, too busy. This novel about the Red Army finally failed to be written.
June 1935, Lu Xun and reflect the initiation of writing a life of four generations of intellectuals, the idea of the novel. Xuefeng said he had been, the background from the Revolution began, ending 30 years wrote, and "Fu An," has been formed, just off the tip of the brush the other. Lu Xun's wife Xu Guangping also talked about the first two "big things" for some reason failed to make, try any of this fight is also to write to. However, soon shocked friend Changing Qu heroic martyrdom in the bad news, Fujian, Lu Xun'd rather die. Qu is his life because the only person cited as a friend. Qu wrote this from his "life was a bosom friend is enough, Sishi pregnant when to regard it with the phrase" can be seen. Friend’s heroic martyrdom for national liberation, Lu Xun lost friends of the dead sorrow and a deep feeling of the memorial is to. Work hard to resolve to eliminate all interference Lu Xun, Qu for the dead friend to collect, collate, publish posthumous "sea the forest." Then he died of another like-minded Friends of Fang Zhimin martyrs finishing manuscripts. These efforts took many of his valuable time.
Lu Xun's lengthy drafting three novels in addition to the above, there are three other masterpiece. He had a great writer Maxim Gorky, the Soviet Union's giant the "mother of Kim's life Crimean Sa" praise, he also wanted to write this long, he figured: "Think about this but can be slow, if we can live again years, slowly write, you can write a book a year. "But for various reasons, this book is not written. Lu Xun also obsessed with writing a "History of Chinese Literature," a huge structure of this book, he had said, his life into writing, this book can only be written to the Song Dynasty. To this end, he made some preparations, ordered some relevant books. In addition, Lu Xun would like to write a more comprehensive "changes in the history of Chinese characters."