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Pantha Rei: cu Mo Yan, despre schimbare în China

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Panta Rhei: With Mo Yan, About Change in China

This study puts forward a general discussion regarding the cultural climate in China, using as a starting point the autobiography of probably the foremost contemporary Chinese writer, namely Mo Yan, the recipient of the Nobel prize in 2012. His individual destiny is intertwined with China’s destiny in the second half of the past century, the dominant sign of both the individual and collective destinies being the alert change – both on a personal and on a socio-cultural level. However, despite this attempt of geminating his own private destiny with the public destiny of China, careful reading identifies things left unsaid by the author, a sort of strange „cultural amnesia” which he desperately tries to supply or supplement through irony.
Keywords: modern and contemporary China, Chinese culture in the 20th century, Mo Yan, autobiography, change, irony

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