For A Song And A Hundred Songs

Author: Yiwu Liao
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547892632
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An award-winning exiled poet remembers his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests, describing the brutality he endured for writing the incendiary poem, "Massacre," the humanity he discovered in his fellow cellmates, and the ways in whichhis incarceration reflected key changes in China.
For a Song and a Hundred Songs
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

An award-winning exiled poet remembers his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests, describing the brutality he endured for writing the incendiary poem, "Massacre," the humanity he discovered in his fellow cellmates, and the ways in whichhis incarceration reflected key changes in China.
For a Song and a Hundred Songs
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Liao Yiwu
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-22 - Publisher: Text Publishing

In China, the government continues to erase and distort the collective memory of the country to suit its all-encompassing political agenda. However, an individual’s memory, with its psychic encoding and indelible scars of oppression, will forever hide a deeply etched record in blood and intellect. Its imprint, like history, can
Chinese Poetry and Translation
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Maghiel van Crevel, Lucas Klein
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-15 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

Chinese Poetry and Translation: Rights and Wrongs offers fifteen essays on the triptych of poetry + translation + Chinese. The collection has three parts: "The Translator's Take," "Theoretics," and "Impact." The conversation stretches from queer-feminist engagement with China's newest poetry to philosophical and philological reflections on its oldest, and from
Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Diana Tietjens Meyers
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Victim's Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights takes on a set of questions suggested by the worldwide persistence of human rights abuse and the prevalence of victims' stories in human rights campaigns, truth commissions, and international criminal tribunals: What conceptions of victims are presumed in contemporary human rights discourse?
Humbling Faith
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Peter Admirand
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-22 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

This is a book hoping to embolden doubt and sharpen unanswerable questions, all in the context of loving the self and one another. Ridiculously, it believes the world can be healed through such a hope. It is especially addressed to those allergic to the word “faith,” and others who feel