Issue Details: First known date: 2014 2014
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'Author Nicholas Jose was born in 1952 in London, to Australian parents. From 1986 to 1990 he worked in Shanghai and Beijing, where he taught at Beijing Foreign Studies University and East China Normal University. Nicholas Jose was President of Sydney PEN from 2002 to 2005. He is now Professor of English and Creative Writing in the School of Humanities at the University of Adelaide. His books include the novels Original Face (2005), The Red Thread (2000), The Custodians (1997), The Rose Crossing (1994), Avenue of Eternal Peace (1989) Chinese whispers: Cultural Essays (1995) He is also general Editor of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature and the Literature of Australia. In china, he is a cultural celebrity among academics and has made outstanding contributions to China-Australian cultural and literary exchanges. In this interview, Nicholas Jose shares with us some stories behind his novel. He also talks about transnational literature and Sino Australian literary interactions, which offers us a new perspective to the study of Australian literature.' (Publication abstract)

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