DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2014.05.006
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WANG Xiang

Abstract: This paper focuses on CUI Jian and his rock music to examine the social complexity of the 1980s in China, which is much about the destructions brought by the Cultural Revolution and the economic reformation since 1978, as well as to investigate an alternative discourse that is different from mainstream in understanding the Chinese rock.Also, the paper through CUI's works tries to inquire the questions of how the ideal of socialism transforms after the fail of the revolution and how the disillusion connects th…

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