China's Mo Yan wins Nobel for "hallucinatory realism"

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americanguy wrote:

“hallucinatory realism”?
That is not even possible.
No one who is hallucinating is in a state of reality.
The terms totally contradict each other.
A laughable and ridiculous criterria for a “prize” that is now based on politics and agendas.

Oct 11, 2012 7:34am EDT  --  Report as abuse
LynLeeshi wrote:

Congratulations, Mo Yan! Great job!

Oct 11, 2012 8:14am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Neurochuck wrote:

“hallucinatory realism”?
That is not even possible.

You could try realistic hallucination instead.

Oct 11, 2012 8:33am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Spacetime wrote:

Apparently, the Nobel committee is attempting to repair its relationship with China, which has been destroyed completely due to the Nobel political price 2010.

Oct 11, 2012 9:42am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Spacetime wrote:

Why does the Nobel committee want to repair its relationship with China? Because of the pressure from Norwegian and Swedish governments.

Oct 11, 2012 9:52am EDT  --  Report as abuse
totherepublic wrote:

And tell me, this benefits humanity how? Nobel has become another one of those great Institutions that has become a nothing with no integrtiy.

Oct 11, 2012 10:46am EDT  --  Report as abuse
trulyblossom wrote:

Why people think the Swedish Academy give this prize to Mo because they want to repair the relationship with China? That’s ridiculous. If the Swedish Academy only award the prize to Dissidents and reject anyone who doesn’t hate communist party, will it be right?

You can hate the communist party with your own political bias. However, you shouldn’t put your own political view in the Nobal Prize! Giving Obama the Peace Award already makes this award “political”!

If you haven’t read any of Mo’s book, you shouldn’t say anything like “impossible”, because you are judging from nothing. I didn’t read his book either, but I clearly know anti Chinese government is someone’s personal issue. Don’t put it into judging an author! That’s unfair for the literature prize winner.

Oct 11, 2012 11:40am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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