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  1. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book review: Milestones on a Golden Road, by Richard King

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... to separate art and politics. For example, we have to ask whether the art that glorified Mao Zedong's doomed bid to turn China into a communist utopia can be viewed in its own right, without ... the government-approved socialist literature written in China during the Mao years isn't of interest only as historical context, but as a body of work with genuine literary value. The "golden road" ...

  2. News - China - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan to leave Beijing tomorrow for date with Nobel Prize glory

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... and a traditional Chinese suit similar to those worn by Mao Zedong. In an online survey conducted by CCTV News, more than 60 per cent of respondents to a Sina microblog poll said Mo should wear ...

  3. News - China - LITERATURE

    Nobel Prize brings with it great pressure, laureate Mo Yan says

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... province, an experience that has inspired many of his works. He was four years old when famine hit China in the late 1950s amid Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward and his family was forced to pick ...

  4. News - China - LITERATURE

    Media frenzy over author Mo Yan's chance to win Nobel Prize

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... who commemorated Mao Zedong's "1942 Yanan Talks"- a set of doctrines that shaped literature under early Communist Party rule- by hand-copying the transcript. Mo Yan's ... of short stories and novels, including Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out, which was awarded the Newman Prize for Chinese Literature in 2009, and Frog, which received the prestigious Mao Dun ...

  5. News - China - LITERATURE

    How foreign authors are willing to bow to China's censors

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:09am by NYT

    ... from the unexpurgated version published in Hong Kong. Many deletions involved passages that detailed squabbles between top leaders or specific adjectives, like those describing Mao Zedong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LITERATURE

    Man Asian book prize longlist unveiled after record entries

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Other topics covered in the novels include struggles with identity in the shadow of the Vietnam war, and the consequences of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution. The chair of judges, Maya ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... for the inception of a post-socialist China after Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping. However, Mo Yan has been criticised by those who see him as bowing to censors and failing to show solidarity with dissident ...



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