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Author: Yan Mo; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2010.
Series: What was communism?, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Change, Mo Yan, China's foremost novelist, personalizes the political and social changes in his country over the past few decades in a novella disguised as autobiography (or vice-versa). Unlike most historical narratives from China, which are pegged to political events, Change is a representative of 'people's history', a bottom-up rather than top-down view of a country in flux. By moving back and forth in time  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Yan Mo
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yan Mo; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 9781906497484 1906497486
OCLC Number: 457149300
Notes: Series numbering from dust jacket.
Translated from the Chinese.
Description: 117 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Title: What was communism?, 5.
Other Titles: Bian.
Responsibility: Mo Yan ; translated by Howard Goldblatt.

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Personalizes the political and social changes in China over the years in a novella disguised as autobiography (or vice versa).  Read more...

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"If China has a Kafka, it may be Mo Yan. Like Kafka, Yan has the ability to examine his society through a variety of lenses, creating fanciful, Metamorphosis-like transformations or evoking the Read more...

 
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