Zeit Literatur

Lots of new Chinese writing is being translated into German.  More this afternoon.

But for the time being, recognize that German audiences are going to have their heads turned inside out by the appearance, in 2009, of no fewer than four “bad girl” novels such as Shanghai Baby being rendered into German.  And recall that exotic Germans are heavily occidentalized in Wei Hui’s text!

Die Zeit, Literature Supplement in anticipation of Frankfurt Book Fair, Oct. 8 2009
Die Zeit, Literature Supplement in anticipation of Frankfurt Book Fair, Oct. 8 2009

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