The Study of Xiao Qian’s Thoughts on Book Review
|Keywords||Xiao Qian Thoughts on Book Review Study|
Xiao Qian is a famous book reviewer of the modern history of China’s book review. He began to research book review as early as 1930th and published his first work called Book Review Research. And then he came to Systematic ideology of book review. He always worried about the development of book review. He completed his ideology through letters between him and other reviewers. Even today, his ideology still plays an important role. Xiao Qian looks book review as the sieve, mirror and wheels of the culture. He regards that book review could clean, reflect and promote the culture. He thought book reviewers should have a balance heart and outstanding cultural cultivation. When they select books, they should put focus on good books and new books. They shouldn’t receive books from publishers for free. They must insist on objective principles when write book reviews. Xiao Qian predicted that as publishing industry’s prosperity,the time of professional book reviewers would come true sooner or later.