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Rejected Cover Designs For Mo Yan's 'Frog'

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.27.2015 | Home

Rejected Covers is an ongoing series for which artists reveal their inspirations and unused design ideas for popular titles. Below, Nayon Cho, Senior ...

China, Mo Yan and the Nobel: Truth and Consequences

Susan D. Blum | Posted 02.12.2013 | Home
Susan D. Blum

Censorship in China is widely known and lamented. Chinese literature has a long history of what Emily Dickinson's poem alluded to: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant. It's possible that Mo Yan chooses "not to speak" about the political situation directly, but to tell it slant.

The Dragon Goes Gangnam: China Celebrates the Nobel Prize for Literature

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 01.07.2013 | Home
Preetam Kaushik

In 2010 the Nobel Prize for Literature was given to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who is serving an 11-year sentence for his pro-democracy views. Officials in China went into a fit of rage. But 2012 saw the Prize go to Mo Yan, an important member of Communist Party.

Can A Nobel Prize Boost Chinese Tourism?

Posted 10.19.2012 | Home

The home town of Mo Yan, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for literature, may be the next big tourist destination in China. Tourism officials ...

Chinese Noble Prize-Winner Steps Into Political Minefield | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home

BEIJING -- Mo Yan, the new Nobel laureate who has strenuously avoided antagonizing the Communist Party during much of his career, stepped into a polit...