Posts by Frederike Schneider-Vielsäcker

Frederike Schneider-Vielsäcker is a PhD candidate, research fellow and lecturer at the Seminar of East Asian Studies of the Freie Universität Berlin. Apart from her current focus on contemporary Chinese science fiction literature, her research interests include gender discourses in Republican China, Chinese animation art, as well as LGBTIQ culture and activism in China.

Language & Culture

Understanding the Dynamics of China Through Science Fiction

Science fiction literature is booming in China. Far from a trivial genre, Chinese intellectuals increasingly use science fiction to express their dreams and fears. Most of them paint a gloomy picture of China’s future.

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