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  1. News - China - LITERATURE

    New books on way from Nobel laureate Mo Yan

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU, JOLIE HO, JOANNA CHIU

    ... sold out from bookshops within hours of the Nobel Prize Committee's announcement yesterday. Immediately after Peter Englund- permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy in Stockholm- ... Laura Zhou, Jolie Ho and Joanna Chiu Demand for Mo Yan's work is red hot, and his publisher plans to meet that need with four fresh offerings New books on way from Nobel laureate ...

  2. 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 ... just see if he dares go to receive it, and if he dares in his acceptance speech to say he's the first Chinese to win a Nobel prize. We'll have to see how he reacts when people ask him ...

  3. News - China

    Mo Yan's Nobel Prize win sees Chinese publishing stocks rise

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Mo's victory boosts media stocks The awarding of the Nobel Prize for literature to Chinese novelist Mo Yan gave media and culture sector stocks a boost ... said that the real impact of Mo Yan's Nobel Prize win would be the cultural confidence and national pride that it brought to the nation, as well as a wave of enthusiasm and interest among ...

  4. News - China

    Nobel winner Mo Yan expected to avoid politics in Sweden

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 05:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... sorghum, in honour of his best-known work, a 1987 novella named after the plant. State-run media was effusive, hailing him as China’s first Nobel literature prize winner, even though Chinese-born ... of the Nobel prize for literature”. Romanian-born novelist Herta Mueller, who won the literature prize in 2009, called Mo’s win a “catastrophe”, saying: “He celebrates censorship. It’s extremely ...

  5. News - China - NOBEL PRIZE

    Nobel laureate Mo Yan rejects criticism over 'party ties'

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... defends work over 'close party ties' Mo Yan, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, hit back yesterday at criticism of his perceived close ties to the authorities. And, speaking ... He said he would never follow dissident writer Gao Xingjian- who won the 2000 Nobel Prize for literature as a French citizen- and leave China for another country for greater freedom ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - International Literary Festival

    Writers praise Mo Yan's Nobel win at Hong Kong literary festival

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 08:56pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu News of Chinese writer Mo Yan’s acceptance of the Nobel Prize in Literature came as some of the world’s best authors were in the city for the Hong Kong International Literary ... Mishra said, “My problem with that is, when Toni Morrison wins a Nobel Prize no one calls [English artist] Damien Hirst to ask what he thinks about it. Why is Ai Wei Wei always called up to say ...

  7. News - China

    Chinese dissidents dismiss Nobel author as stooge of state

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Dissidents dismiss author as a stooge of the state Mainland dissidents assailed Mo Yan's Nobel literature prize as a disgraceful vindication ... not noteworthy," Wei said. In sharp contrast to its past Nobel vitriol, China's government mouthpieces went into overdrive to praise Mo Yan, the first Chinese national to win the literature prize ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Writers are complex creatures, not saints or politicians

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 08:34am by John Kennedy

    ... this year's Nobel Prize in Literature, from avant-garde novelist and poet Bei Cun: Journalists and friends have messaged me asking for my view, as I've expressed both congratulations as well ... the reality is that the world continues to turn without it. Fei Chang Dao--  Chinese Websites Censor "Nobel Peace Prize" and "Liu Xiaobo" But Not "Nobel Literature Prize ...

  9. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    China writers praise Mo Yan for dissident release call

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 06:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... of his works and the political personality of an official writer, and this has caused wide controversy after his winning of the Nobel Prize.” ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing An independent Chinese writer’s group has welcomed calls by Nobel prizewinner Mo Yan for the early release of jailed fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - NOBEL PRIZES

    Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami among Nobel literature favourites

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 03:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm, speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada’s Alice Munro ... to be in the running, as are Canadian poet Anne Carson and Egyptian feminist novelist Nawal el Saadawi. “The African continent is that which has received the fewest Nobel Literature Prizes,” said a critic ...




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