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Doubled Shadows free pdf Ouyang Jianghe belongs to the "third generation" of twentieth-century Chinese literature and the so-called "five masters from Sichuan"--poets who consciously distance themselves from the "Misty" (obscure) poets such as Bei Dao and Yang Lian. His writing advocates an intellectual model that is based on reflection and the expression of mature recognition rather than inspiration, sudden impulse, or spontaneous illumination, and is concerned with everyday themes, the insignificant, and the private.From "Handgun": "you can take a-part a handgun, break itin two, intoa hand a gun""paint the hand black, you've gota faction--put the gun on a boat: that'sa means of persuasion""you can take apart a factioninto further partitionspartiesambitionsyou can break it into act, or action--the world divides in infinite fissions""one eye you aimat love- the other you raminto the barrel of a gunthe bullets ogleyou level your nose at your enemies'"Critics consider Ouyang Jianghe's poetry some of the most challenging avant-garde verse written in China over the past few decades. His poems, which have the intricate, sculpted quality of fugues, are concerned with dissecting the layers of meaning that underlie everyday objects and notions like "doubled shadows." He is a prominent art critic and chief editor of the literary magazine "Jintian"- he lives in Beijing.Austin Woerner graduated from Yale University in East Asian studies. In September 2009 he took part in a joint residency with Ouyang Jianghe at the Vermont Studio Center, where they were the first writer-translator pair in the literature in translation program. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Jianghe Ouyang: Critics consider Ouyang Jianghe's poetry some of the most challenging avant-garde verse written in China over the past few decades- his poems, which have the intricate, sculpted quality of fugues, are concerned with dissecting the layers of meaning which underlie everyday objects and notions like "doubled shadows." He is a prominent art critic and chief editor of the literary magazine Jintian- he lives in Beijing. Austin Woerner: Austin Woerner is a Chinese-English literary translator- his current projects include a collection of poetry, Doubled Shadows, by Ouyang Jianghe, and a novel, Witching Vale, by the exile writer Su Wei. Hegraduated from Yale University in 2008 with a BA in East Asian Studies. In September 2009 he took part in a joint residency with Ouyang at the Vermont Studio Center, where they were the first writer-translator pair in the Literature in Translation Program.

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Author : Jianghe Ouyang
Publisher : Zephyr Press (AZ)
Data Published : 03 July 2012
ISBN : 098155217X
EAN : 9780981552170
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 168 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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