Slow Boat to China and Other Stories

Slow Boat to China and Other Stories

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231168120
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 03/08/2016
Series: Modern Chinese Literature From Taiwan Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ng Kim Chew was born in Johor, West Malaysia, and lives in Taiwan, where he is a professor of Chinese literature at National Chi Nan University. His short story collections include Dreams, Pigs, and Dawn; Dark Nights; From Island to Island: Carved Spins; Earth and Fire: The Land of the Malay People; and Memorandums of the South Seas People's Republic. He has won numerous awards for his fiction, including the United Daily Literary Award and the China Times Literary Award.

Carlos Rojas is associate professor of Chinese cultural studies, women's studies, and arts of the moving image at Duke University. He is the translator of Yan Lianke's Lenin's Kisses and The Four Books, which won the Franz Kafka Prize, and, with Eileen Cheng-yin Chow, has translated Yu Hua's two-volume novel, Brothers, which was short-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ng Kim Chew and the Writing of Diaspora
The Disappearance of M
Dream and Swine and Aurora
Death in the South
Deep in the Rubber Forest
Fish Bones
Allah's Will
Monkey Butts, Fire, and Dangerous Things
Supplication
Untouchable
Slow Boat to China
Supplement
Inscribed Backs

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