Spatial Narratives in Ge Fei's Novels: Exploring Scenes of Survival, Destiny and Spiritual Solitude


  • Long Yingsu Faculty of Languages and Communication,Sultan Idris Education University,Perak,35900,Malaysia
  • Lim Chsing Chsing


Ge Fei, spatial narrative, medium-length fiction


Ge Fei's novels writing lasted from the 1980s to the present. These not so short and not so long thirty years have been enough for the spatial image of social life to change radically. Especially in the last two decades, the commodity economy and consumerism are in full swing, and the imagination and efficiency of production are increasing day by day, offering more colourful spaces to people. In the face of increasingly aggressive social space and gradually retreating personal territory, and in the face of fragmented life, spatial narrative overshadows temporal narrative, which is highlighted in the textual behaviour of Ge Fei's long novels. Ge Fei's novels after 1990s are mostly long novels, in which spatial images such as "countryside" and "house" can be clearly recognised. This paper focuses on the spatial narratives in Ge Fei's novels, and analyses how the description of spatial images and spatial relations in Ge Fei's novels outlines the scenes of human existence, and how it contemplates the issues of loneliness of life and individual destiny.




How to Cite

Long Yingsu, & Lim Chsing Chsing. (2024). Spatial Narratives in Ge Fei’s Novels: Exploring Scenes of Survival, Destiny and Spiritual Solitude. Kurdish Studies, 12(1), 892–901. Retrieved from