After being questioned over his close relationship with the Chinese government, the Nobel-winning author Mo Yan is now facing another round of criticism for the quality of his writing. Anna Sun at The Kenyon Review writes that...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 19, 2010
Author and Nobel Laureate Gao Xingjian was interviewed by the BBC on the occasion of a symposium in honor of his 70th birthday. Listen to the interview here (in Chinese): Epoch Times has provided a translated summary of the...
by Liu Yong | Jul 24, 2008
From AFP: A friend of Gao Xingjian, the first and only Chinese writer to win the Nobel prize for literature, recently managed to find a pirated copy of his banned work at an underground Chinese bookstore. Gao’s works are...
by Japhet Weeks | Jun 9, 2008
The Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gao Xingjian presently has an exhibit of his ink-on-rice-paper paintings in Hong Kong. From The International Herald Tribune: Although he is better known around the world as a playwright and...
by Xiao Qiang | Oct 9, 2004
This is from Xinhua today: “China will publish “The Piano Teacher” by Elfriede Jelinek, recently named the winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in literature, in simplified Chinese characters within a month, according to Beijing October Art Publishing House on Saturday. ” Reading this, I cannot help to recall how differently Chinese government, through Xinhua […]
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