Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2012

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Chinese author Mo Yan, wins the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. Mo Yan’s win makes him the first Chinese citizen ever to win the Nobel prize in literature.

He was praised by the Swedish Academy for merging “folk tales, history and the contemporary” with “hallucinatory realism”.

Mo Yan is a pseudonym for Guan Moye; which means “don’t speak”.

See here for the press release.

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3 Responses to Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2012

  1. Mary Okeke says:

    Geosi.. longest time.. how are you?

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  2. Great to know this. Yes, longest time. I do hope all is well with you.

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