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Trying to Teach English Literature in the Wake of Mao’s Cultural Revolution

My assignment was to offer a survey course on the history of English literature in northeast China. I was paired with a young American teacher sponsored by the United Nations who was to teach phonetics and oral expression. We taught six days a week, and every Wednesday afternoon our students... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 09:49:40 UTC ]
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Yan Lianke, author of Three Brothers, on Chinese Life, Law, and Literature

Hosts Kate, Eric, and Medaya are joined by renowned Chinese writer Yan Lianke, whose latest book is the memoir Three Brothers, about his childhood growing up during the Cultural Revolution. Calling in from Beijing, Yan discusses his life as a writer, being banned and censored in his own country... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-08-28 20:55:54 UTC ]
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Hay Festival Digital

Hay Festival Digital will feature performances, discussions, and interactive Q&As with over 100 of the world’s greatest writers and thinkers. It will stream online from 22 – 31 May 2020.The opening gala, produced by Hay Festivals in association with the British Council, and AHRC, celebrates... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-06 14:45:31 UTC ]
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An elite Chinese family, ensnared in the Cultural Revolution

In her memoir, Lan Yan recalls her relatives with affection and recounts the brutality they faced. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-06 19:15:36 UTC ]
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Obituary: Da Chen

Da Chen, whose memoirs for both adults ('Colors of the Mountain') and young readers ('Girl Under a Red Moon') chronicled his experiences growing up during China's Cultural Revolution, died of lung cancer on December 17 in Temecula, Calif.; he was 57. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot (to reopen the Drama Book Shop).

A bookshop that runs independently Meanwhile, Amazon keeps shittin’ on us endlessly Essentially, the rent keeps rising relentlessly Let the tourists come around, go on a spending spree Stop by, exchange ideas, sip some coffee There will be a cultural revolution in this city Enter me, the Drama... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 21:44:15 UTC ]
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Of Tibetans’ Disenchantment, Reclamation, and New Literacy Space: In Conversation with Tenzin Dickie, by Shelly Bhoil

Interviews Shelly Bhoil Tenzin Dickie is a Tibetan writer and translator and editor of The Treasury of Lives, a biographical encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalayan region. Her edited anthology, Old Demons, New Deities: 21 Short Stories from... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-06-25 14:25:59 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Da Chen On Sibling Survival

Da Chen’s 'Girl Under a Red Moon' (Scholastic, Sept.) brings his family’s experiences during China’s Cultural Revolution into clear view for young readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP under fire for censorship in China

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has come under fire for putting its business priorities ahead of its academic reputation after it conceded to demands from Chinese authorities to censor hundreds of articles in one of its flagship journals. In a statement, CUP admitted removing 300 articles on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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