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  • Figure It Out

    Author: Han Shaogong

    Tags: Novel

    ISBN: 978-7-5411-3490-6

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Book Description:

This book is a collection of famaliar essays that Han has written, selected and arranged himself. It is intended to reveal what Han has felt and thought over the past 30 years. Different from the other two short story anthologies of the the same book series Experimental Chinese Readings, Figure It Out is a discursive and scholarly discourse of philosophy written from Han's personal point of view.

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Han Shaogong, born in 1953, is among the best of contempary Chinese novelists. Han's first work is the biography of Ren Bishi which he co-authored with Gan Zhengwen and published in 1974. His major work is A Dictionary of Maqiao, a novel that was published in 1996 and triggered a debate in literary community. In the mid-1980s he won recognition as the leader of literary Movement known as the "Search for Roots". Han also wrote Bababa (1985) and Womanwomanwoman (1985), all standard writings known for its philosophical depth and deeply inspired by traditional Chinese culture,producing far-reaching influence on literary society.

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