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Featured Author: Mo Yan

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The animated book trailer for Mo Yan’s Sandalwood Death was created by faculty and students at the College of Art and Design at Yunnan University with Jonathan Stalling.

08 Mo Yan in Translation: One Voice among Many by Howard Goldblatt
10 Nobel Prize Banquet Speech by Mo Yan (at NobelPrize.org)
11 Storytellers: Nobel Lecture, December 7, 2012 by Mo Yan (at NobelPrize.org)
17 The Nobel Prize, Mo Yan, and Contemporary Literature in China by Zhang Qinghua

21 A Westerner’s Reflection on Mo Yan by Robert Con Davis-Undiano (at worldliteraturetoday.com)
26 Divine Altar (an excerpt from Sandalwood Death) by Mo Yan

Howard Goldblat and Mo Yan
Mo Yan and Howard Goldblatt in Sydney, Australia

From Chinese Literature Today Vol. 3 No. 1 & 2

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Table of Contents

VOLUME 3, NUMBER 1 & 2

FEATURED AUTHOR: MO YAN

SPECIAL TWO-PART POETRY SECTION

Chinese Poets Writing in English

  • 35 Qiu Xiaolong
  • 38 Yun Wang
  • 40 Wai-lim Yip

Non-Chinese Poets Writing in Chinese

  • 43 Jami Proctor-Xu
  • 45 Denis Mair
  • 48 Afaa Michael Weaver

FEATURED AUTHOR: SU TONG

SPECIAL SECTION: PERSPECTIVES ON CHINESE FILM

FEATURED POET: YU JIAN

  • 95 Small Town by Yu Jian

FEATURED SCHOLAR: WAI-LIM YIP

IN EVERY ISSUE

  • Editor's Note
  • Contributors
  • Chinese Literature in Review

ON THE COVER Chinatown Sunset, 2013, by Fong Qi Wei

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Featured Essay
  • Introduction: Writerly Self-Knowledge, or When Authors Confess, by Alexa Huang
    Writing Chinese Literary History: A Tweet for Sore Eyes by Sabina Knight
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  • Sheng Keyi, Northern Girls. Shelly Bryant, tr.
  • Petrus Liu, Stateless Subjects: Chinese Martial Arts Literature and Postcolonial History
  • Ba Jin, Ward Four: A Novel of Wartime China. Haili Kong and Howard Goldblatt, tr.
  • Jacob Edmond, A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature
  • Michael Gibbs Hill, Lin Shu, Inc.: Translation and the Making of Modern Chinese Culture
  • Xi Chuan, A Bend in the Great River: Thoughts in Search of Poetic Possibility
  • Lai Hsiang-yin, Thereafter
  • Yu Jian, On the Long Journey. Tang Xiaodu, ed.
  • Shijiang Li, The Chinese Department
  • Gu Mingdong, Sinologism: An Alternative to Orientalism and Postcolonialism

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