Lu Xun superstar.

Lu Xun (3)We mentioned in 2010 the two collections of short stories by Lu Xun, translated and commented by Sebastian Veg, “Cries” (1923) and “Wanderings” (1926), which established the literary fame of the writer. The Editions Rue d’Ulm joined these two items and also included “Wild Grass” (1927) in a book, pleasant to read, with quality paper and good typography.

“Wild Grass”, prose poems

The collection includes, in sixty pages, twenty three texts written in Beijing … Lire la suite

The writer Lu Xun, eternal protester of chinese society.

Originally published on Rue89, 1/7/2010

 

 Lu Xun, the “giant” of Chinese literature before the Revolution, makes the headlines in publishing:  translations of high quality in France (by Sebastian Veg) and England (by Julia Lovell) and even a graphic novel about Ah-Q, his  most famous short story (Editions Elytis).

From tradition to challenge:

Lu Xun was born in 1881 in Shaoxing, a beautiful city south of Shanghai, famous for its yellow wine. A family of … Lire la suite