Chinese gold: Mo Yan wins 2012 Nobel Prize in literature

Lea, Bronwyn (2012) Chinese gold: Mo Yan wins 2012 Nobel Prize in literature. The Conversation, .

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Author Lea, Bronwyn
Title Chinese gold: Mo Yan wins 2012 Nobel Prize in literature
Journal name The Conversation
Publication date 2012-10-12
Sub-type Creative work
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Total pages 3
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher The Conversation Media Trust
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
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...The 105th Nobel Prize for literature was awarded to novelist Mo Yan from China for his many works, the Swedish academy said, of “hallucinatory realism” that “merges folk tales, history and the contemporary”.

The announcement was made at 10 pm (Australian time) on Thursday evening. When the academy phoned him at home to inform about the prize, Mo said he was “overjoyed and scared”.

Born Guan Moey, Mo assumed his non de plume - meaning “don’t speak” - to remind himself to hold his tongue and avoid trouble. He is the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Prize for literature (Gao Xingjian won in 2000 but by then he was residing in Paris)...
Keyword Nobel Prize in Literature
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Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Created: Mon, 25 Mar 2013, 09:44:31 EST by Dr Bronwyn Lea on behalf of School of Communication and Arts