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Chinese Nobel winner gets no love from literati


18 December 2012

CBS News has interviewed Professor Kerry Brown, Executive Director of the China Studies Centre, on criticism of Mo Yan, the Chinese author awarded the Nobel prize in literature.

 

"Giving Mo Yan this prize was a real disaster. His comments in Stockholm ... are pretty ironic since his pen name means 'Be silent.' He seems to be well covered there," said Professor Kerry Brown.

 

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