Paper Republic: Chinese Literature Matters

Chimamanda Adichie is leading the rise of an African literature wave in China

https://qz.com/africa/1524030/chimamanda-adichie-leads-african-literature-wave-in-china/

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...only a few [African] authors have had more than one volume dubbed into Chinese, and even fewer with two or more books. These include the likes of Nigerian authors Wole Soyinka and Chinua Achebe, Egyptian Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, Kenya’s Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, South Africa’s Nadine Gordimer and J. M. Coetzee, and the sole Lusophone writer with at least three novels now in Chinese, Mia Couto of Mozambique.

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