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 has published dozens of short stories and novels in Chinese. His other English-language works include The Garlic Ballads, The Republic of Wine, Shifu: You'll Do Anything for a Laugh, Big Breasts & Wide Hips, and Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out. Howard Goldblatt is research professor of Chinese at the University of Notre Dame. The founding editor of Modern Chinese Literature, he has contributed essays and articles to the Washington Post, the Times, Time, World Literature Today, and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications.