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  • Author:agent Yu Ouyang
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Poems as Illegal Immigrants : an Introduction
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Introducing this selection of Chinese poetry, Ouyang Yu speaks of the diversity and vitality of modern Chinese writing. He describes this selection as poems which defy pigeon-holing, which are characteristically anti-Western, sexy and political, although not about Western-style democracy; poems which open up a new world for us to see. Responding to something in himself which refuses to be colonized by the West, epitomized by the English language, he smuggles them in, like unwanted illegal immigrants, and 'give[s] back what has been rejected, in your face'.

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    y separately published work icon Otherland In Your Face : Contemporary Chinese Poetry in Translation; Otherland Literary Journal no. 8 2002 Z976040 2002 periodical issue 2002 pg. 1-4
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Bias : Offensively Chinese/Australian : A Collection of Essays on China and Australia Yu Ouyang , Kingsbury : Otherland , 2007 Z1385710 2007 selected work autobiography criticism correspondence review interview essay biography A collection divided into eight sections, with 'critical articles on Australian and Chinese poetry, Australian literature, writings in the Chinese diaspora, cultural and linguistic identities, literary translations, Australian/Chinese reciprocal representations, one interview and selected reviews of Ouyang Yu and his works, as well as an extensive Selected Bibliography on works by and on Ouyang Yu'. (The author) Kingsbury : Otherland , 2007 pg. 180-183
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