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Canaan Morse
Canaan Morse is a literary translator, poet, and scholar of late imperial Chinese literature. His translations of Chinese prose and poetry have appeared in Kenyon Review, The Baffler, Southern Review, and many other journals, as well as twice in book form via the NYRB Classics Series. His translation of Ge Fei’s novel Peach Blossom Paradise was a Finalist for a 2021 National Book Award.

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January 2013

A Black Hat, Silence and Bombshells : Michael Hofmann at Cambridge & After

Stephen Romer

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January 2013

The black hat and the black coat I was familiar with, before I knew their owner. It was Cambridge,...

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November 2011

Sheepskin

Olivia Heal

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November 2011

The first I noticed was your thumbnails, large, round and flat, like two plates. They were marked with yellowed...

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May 2015

Europe

Kirill Medvedev

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poetry

May 2015

I’m riding the bus with a group of athletes from some provincial town they’re going to a competition in...

 

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