October 22, 2021

KITAAB

Connecting Asian writers with global readers

LARB Blog: Rabindranath Tagore, Pearl Buck, and Mo Yan: China and the Nobel Prize

1 min read

tagore

 Rabindranath Tagore, Pearl Buck, and Mo Yan are a trio, Jeffrey Wasserstrom writes in the LARB

 

The title of this post lumps together three writers I’ve begun to think of as a trio, though I can certainly understand why some readers might think of them as having precious little in common with one another. Only the first was a major poet, after all, only the second wrote a novel that became a major Hollywood movie, and only the third’s career has involved navigating the challenges of writing in a Communist Party-run state.

You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please . Not a Member? Join Us
Copyright © All rights reserved. Newsphere by AF themes.