Item description for Selected Stories by Mo Yan: Chinese-English Bilingual Edition (Chinese and English Edition) by Mo Yan...
In these four stories, Mo Yan depicts life in an oppressive society and the plight of those who suffer, physically and spiritually, under its yoke. The collection exemplifies Mo Yan's versatility. His stories range from tragedy to wicked satire, from magical fable to harsh realism. He is concise and unpretentious, and his imagery is sharp and sensual.
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Studio: The Chinese University Press
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher The Chinese University Press
ISBN 9629963140 ISBN13 9789629963149
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More About Mo Yan
Mo Yan(literally "don't speak") is the pen name of Guan Moye. Born in 1955 to a peasant family in Shandong province, he is the author of ten novels, including Red Sorgum, which was made into a feature film; dozens of novellas; and hundreds of short stories. Mo Yan is the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature. He has won virtually every Chinese literary prize, including the Mao Dun Literature Prize in 2011 (China's most prestigious literary award), and is the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of his generation, in both China and around the world. He lives in Beijing. Howard Goldblatt, widely recognized as one of the best translators from Chinese to English, has received the National Translation Award as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work. He lives in Colorado."