史铁生作品中的终极关怀 = The ultimate concern in the works of Shi Tiesheng
Wang, Rui Lin
Date of Issue2017
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Shi Tiesheng is a thoughtful writer in contemporary literary world, who sets out from his own situation, feeling the humanistic dilemma by crossing beyond the individual, then the universality of in which leads to his philosophical thinking of life. This paper analyzes his novels, proposes, essays, poems, letters and so on to obtain the subject tendency of his writing - exploration of the ultimate concern of life. The formation of the ultimate concern is based on the present, but returns to the spirit of metaphysics as its destination, pursuing the progress that never stops. This thesis would discuss the works of Shi Tiesheng from three aspects. Firstly, the transformation of his view deriving mainly from disability awareness, as he shift his focus on "disabled people" to "people's disability". Secondly, the pursue of the process of the aesthetics after breakthrough, leading to the final aim of the ultimate concern. Finally, the arise of "religious spirit" by ways of self-rescue, which creates a path to nirvana.
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University