Posts tagged ‘Chinese literature’

Mo Yan wins 2012 Nobel prize in literature

Quite to the surprise of the many Haruki Murakami lovers at the East Asian Library, Chinese novelist Mo Yan (莫言, 1955) has won this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature!

October 11, 2012 at 1:12 pm 1 comment

Cambridge history of Chinese literature

There are several new volumes available online from the ‘Cambridge Histories Online‘ series, which are available from the University Library. These two volumes: Chinese Literature up to 1375 (Volume 1, edited by Stephen Owen), and Chinese Literature from 1375 (Volume 2, edited by Kang-i Sun Chang), were already on the shelves of the East Asian Library as a reference work, but you can read from anywhere within the university network (and from home with your login password). (more…)

June 30, 2011 at 8:27 am Leave a comment


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