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Mo Yan, According to You — Part Two


In the first part of this long post, I took a closer look at Mo Ya’s political choices and explained why many Chinese find him objectionable as a winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. At the end, I asked … Continue reading

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Mo Yan, According to You — Part One


The disparaging of Mo Yan began before the Nobel Prize for Literature was announced on October 11 when rumor had it that Mo Yan was this year’s favorite. With the exception of the literarily versed, the criticism wasn’t based on … Continue reading

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Mo Yan, or “Don’t Talk”, Winner of 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature


Readers of my posts here by now should know that I am not a neutral person, and my bias can be very strong. To be perfectly honest with you, I cherish the freedom of not having to pretend otherwise. Below … Continue reading

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