Friday, February 5, 2010

What the Chinese Don't Eat

Asia Literary Review magazine
Volume #14

In this issue, Gao Xingjian speaks: "Everyone knows I encountered many difficulties getting published in China. Besides the limits on publication by the authorities, the writer also to place limitations on himself and exercise 'self-discipline'. But in China, even when I showed self-discipline, my works were still banned. So I rejected it as ludicrous."


As much as open as China is today, it is also as closed as Japan's Sakoku period of isolation.

1 comment:

  1. Asia Literary Review is an absolutely fantastic read. Love every issue of it. xx,Ian


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