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Author Liu, Xiaobo, 1955-

Title June fourth elegies = Nian nian liu si / Liu Xiaobo ; translated from the Chinese by Jeffrey Yang ; foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    895.11 Liu,X LIU    Available
Edition Bilingual ed.
Description xxvi, 229 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Lannan translation series
Lannan translation series selection.
Contents Experiencing death -- For 17 -- Suffocating city square -- A lone cigarette burns -- From the shattered pieces of a stone it begins -- Memory -- I will give my soul free rein -- That day -- Closing in and breaking through -- Standing in the curse of time -- For Su Bingxian -- Memories of a wooden plank -- June fourth, a tomb -- Beneath the gaze of the departed souls -- Fifteen years of darkness -- Remember the departed souls -- The white lillies in the dark night of June fourth -- The dead souls of spring -- Child, mother, spring -- June fourth in my body -- Daybreak -- A small rat in prison -- Greed's prisoner -- Longing to escape -- One letter is enough.
Summary Poems written across twenty years in memory of fellow protestors at Tiananmen Square, as well as poems addressed to his wife, Liu Xia.
Language Parallel Chinese text with English translation.
Subject Liu, Xiaobo, 1955- -- Translations into English.
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989 -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Elegiac poetry.
Added Author Yang, Jeffrey.
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-
Added Title Nian nian liu si
June 4th elegies
Poems. English & Chinese. Selections
ISBN 9781555976101

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