February 6, 2023

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The Chinese read less but still love James Joyce

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James_JoyceThe Chinese version of the first part of James Joyce’s 1939 novel Finnegan’s Wake was published last December. Dai Congrong, professor of Chinese language and literature at Fudan University, Shanghai, spent eight years translating the notoriously difficulty work, and did not anticipate it would become a bestseller.

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