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Liu, Na’o (1905–1940) By Peng, Hsiao-yen

DOI: 10.4324/0123456789-REM1857-1
Published: 26/04/2018
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On 3 September 1940 Liu Na’ou (1905–40), the Taiwan-born, Japan-educated leader of the Shanghai Neo-Sensation School, was killed by an unknown gunman. He had just succeeded to the directorship of National Subjects Daily after Mu Shiying (1912–40), a fellow Neo-Sensation writer and filmmaker who had likewise been assassinated on the job. It is unknown whether these two murders were connected. National Subjects Daily was a news agency run by Wang Jingwei’s puppet regime collaborating with the Japanese. It could be the Japanese who had Liu killed for allegedly playing double agent for the Chinese Nationalist Party or, conversely, the latter who retaliated against him for collaborating with the Japanese.

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Peng, Hsiao-yen. "Liu, Na’o (1905–1940)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 26 May. 2019 https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/liu-nao-1905-1940. doi:10.4324/0123456789-REM1857-1

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