Thursday, June 10, 2004

Nobel Prizes

Chinese �migr� writer Gao Xingjian was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature for �an oeuvre of universal validity, bitter insights and linguistic ingenuity, which has opened new paths for the Chinese novel and drama.� Gao, the first Chinese-language writer to win the award, was a respected novelist, playwright, translator, and critic whose works had been banned in


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