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Yang Lian


 

Publications & Biography

Gallery

On-line Works

From Non-Person Singular, trans. Brian Holton. (WellSweep, 1994)

 

From ‘The Sky Shifts’ in Where the Sea Stands Still: New Poems, trans. Brian Holton. (Bloodaxe, 1999)

Where the Sea Stands Still (WellSweep, 1995; Bloodaxe 1999)

From Nine Exiled Poets (nzepc and  The Poetics of Exile conference)


Essays by Yang Lian

Interviews and Debates

Video

The following video clips were recorded at a University of Auckland seminar held on October 15th 2001, hosted jointly by the School of Asian Studies and the Centre for Comparative Literature. They include:
 -  readings by Yang Lian in Chinese
 -  readings by Jacob Edmond in English translation
 -  commentary by Yang Lian in English

Jacob Edmond is a lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Poetry at the University of Otago

The title Yi [commentary]
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Fire (1) (English)

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Fire (1) (Chinese)

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Fire 2 (English & Chinese)

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Fire 7 (English)

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Fire 7 (Chinese)

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Fire 8 (English)

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Fire 8 (Chinese)

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On banned poetry [commentary]

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Banned Poem (English & Chinese)

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On exile [commentary]

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Grafton Bridge (English)

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Grafton Bridge (Chinese)

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Old Story (4) (English & Chinese)

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Old Story (5) (English & Chinese)

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On Gu Cheng [commentary]

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12 Storkwinkel, Berlin (English & Chinese)

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On Where the sea stands still [commentary]

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Where the sea stands still (English & Chinese)

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Question: "Why is there so much death in your poems?"

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Question: "Is it possible for poetry to be translated?"

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Question: "Have you been back to China?"

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Question: "How do you balance being a Chinese and a New Zealand Poet?"

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Archive

Links


credit:Godfrey Boehnke


credit: Sandor Lau

University of Auckland seminar held on October 15th 2001, hosted jointly by the School of Asian Studies and the Centre for Comparative Literature. Left to right: Jacob Edmond, Yang Lian, Hilary Chung.
   
The Yang Lian author page is curated for nzepc by Dr Hilary Chung, University of Auckland.


credit: Hilary Chung


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Last updated 16 May, 2024