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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    New compendium showcases local literature from early 20th century

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:48pm by Oliver Chou

    ... on society," the professor says. The project, he add, owes everything to the groundwork done by veteran scholars such as Lo Wai-luen (aka Xiao Si), a former professor of Chinese language and literature at Chinese University, who advises on how to locate primary sources of the early literature. "The compendium is modelled after [Shanghai's] Compendia of Chinese New Literature [of 1935]. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meet Göran Malmqvist, Nobel Prize member and champion of Chinese literature

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:37am by Janice Leung

    ... Janice Leung life@scmp.com Göran Malmqvist is a member of one of the most influential literary bodies in the world, and a champion of Chinese literature, writes Janice Leung Nobel deeds ... to Stockholm to study Chinese language and literature under renowned sinologist Bernhard Karlgren. In 1948, he made his first trip to China, thanks to a Rockefeller fellowship to study dialects ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: Zuni Icosahedron's The Trial blends Kafka with Chinese literature

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 10:30pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Edmund Lee edmund.lee@scmp.com Edmund Lee Behind the mirror THE TRIAL Zuni Icosahedron   The Chinese title of Danny Yung Ning-tsun's experimental theatre series is taken from Ling ... explores a different theme through a mix of Chinese classical music and contemporary dance. With multimedia installations that transform the stage into different scenes from nature, Awakening ...

  4. News - China

    Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 07:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... of those in the writings of William Faulkner and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, at the same time finding a departure point in old Chinese literature and in oral tradition,” the academy said. ... as saying he was “overjoyed and terrified” at being given the prize. “I really didn’t see this coming,” said Lu Jiande, Director of the Institute of Literature at the Chinese Academy of Social ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    Pauline Chen reworks a classic of Chinese literature

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by CLARISSA

    ... Peking. But just as Cao Xueqin's original book- considered one of the four great classical novels of Chinese literature- delivers a scathing critique of feudal China, the shimmering facades ... the stage for tragedy. Purists might be appalled by the liberties Chen, who has a doctorate in Chinese literature from Princeton University, has taken with the original book. Plot lines are rejigged ...

  6. Chinese literature alive and kicking, says author

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Chinese literature has evolved into a diverse entity, comprising anything from highbrow epics to populist forms of internet culture, according to the new chairwoman of the China ... that it is unimpressive at best. The 'golden era' of contemporary Chinese literature, a period during the 1980s in the wake of the Cultural Revolution, may have died out, she said. But its end ...

  7. Chinese literature

    Posted Jan 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Fong and Mabel Lee Chinese University Press, $250 There's surprisingly little contemporary Chinese literature available in English, which seems odd, considering the growing importance ... often attached to Ma- 'one of the most important and courageous voices in Chinese literature'- is from Gao, whose voice is more widely heard in English, thanks to the impressive ...

  8. Global take on Chinese literature

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Hiram To

    ... of Hong Kong Baptist University, will speak at a forum on Saturday entitled 'Chinese literature of the 21st century'. The number of people learning the Chinese language around the world was increasing steadily, said Professor Huang, who has written on literary connections between revolution, history, religion and literature. 'It is encouraging that the volume of writing in Chinese ...

  9. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    Mo Yan walks delicate line on his way to collect Nobel literature prize

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... literature prize winner, even though the Chinese-born Gao Xingjian, whose works were banned on the mainland and who later took French nationality, won the 2000 literature award. Liu, who was jailed ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The Nobel literature prize winner is likely to avoid tricky subjects in his Stockholm speech Delicate dance expected from Mo Yan China's Nobel ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Appal at Nobel literature prize rumour

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 08:22am by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy News that Chinese author Mo Yan may have been shortlisted for this year's Nobel Prize in Literature, the winner of which will be revealed sometime this month, has been ... withdrew from the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair to protest the attendance of dissidents Dai Qing and Bei Ling. He's a vice-chairman of the Chinese Writers' Association. When asked for his ...




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