Western readers get a narrow view of Chinese literature

Sep 3, 2012 Full story: The Raw Story

A potent mix of state censorship, conservative publishing choices and scant translation means international readers are given a narrow view of contemporary China, industry critics say.

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RayH

Shenzhen, China

#1 Sep 3, 2012
Why that not a surprise?

"Wild Swan" story telling ended in 1990 and "Falling Leaves" ended in 1996. The real story of China began in 1992, after Deng Xiaoping's "Southern Tour" of Shenzhen which started China's present economic rise of the past 20 years.

“China Seas Pirate Gangs”

Since: Jul 12

Taizhou, Jiangsu, China

#2 Sep 3, 2012
In China Communist, children book to read that said "Against the West Colonialists for our China Freedom"

Today, where is China Freedom ? but all Chinese Freedom Activists are in jail.
RayH

Shenzhen, China

#3 Sep 4, 2012
Commie SciFi wrote:
In China Communist, children book to read that said "Against the West Colonialists for our China Freedom"
Today, where is China Freedom ? but all Chinese Freedom Activists are in jail.
The ones on Western dough anyways.

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