University of Szeged, Konfucius Institute Ahol tudás és szándék találkozik

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Xue Yanping: Wang Anyi – The glittering rose of Chinese Literature - Thursday, 30 May 2013


Wang Anyi is one of the most excellent Chinese authors – she is referred to as the glittering rose of Chinese literature. She was born in Nanjing but spent most of her life in Shanghai.

May 21, 2013

Xue_Yanping_eloadoThis large and colourful city gave her inspiration and willingness to write. She is the author of 9 novels, winner or several awards and her most successful work The Ballad of Eternal Sorrow won the most significant Chinese award of Literature: Mao Dun Award. This current lecture presents the history and everyday life of Shanghai through the above mentioned ballad. The Ballad of Eternal Sorrow is the life story of a 40-year-old woman living Shanghai describing her emotions without any mannerism in a melancholic and moving style.

The lecture is held in Chinese with Hungarian interpretation.