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Insight into Nobel Prize in Literature

Chinaculture.org | Updated: 2017-11-29 13:42

Kjell Espmark, former chairman of the Nobel Committee for Literature and life member of the Swedish Academy, made his ninth trip to China and shared his insights on the Nobel Prize with audiences in Beijing.

Together with Ning Yizhong, professor of Beijing Language and Culture University, Monica Lauritzen, Espmark's wife and an accomplished biographer, Wang Gan, chief editor of Selected Stories, Espmark discussed the nomination process of Nobel Prize, principles of the Nobel Committee as well as the role of translation during the appraisal.

Established in 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature is deemed as the most prestigious award in the literature domain. But how the Nobel laureates are chosen? What are the historical ties between the Nobel Prize and Chinese writers, for instance, Lu Xun, Shen Congwen and Mo Yan? Let's watch and find out.

Host & Guest: Ning Yizhong

Guests: Kjell Espmark, Monica Lauritzen, Wang Gan

Camera: Cong Ruiting, Sun Wei, Qiao Yuhao

Sound recording: Wang Yinuo

Studio director: Lin Hanqing

Editing: Yu Xiaoou

Subtitles: Lan Yun (Intern)

Executive Producer: Feng Minghui

Special acknowledgement to Chinese Culture Translation & Studies Support Network

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Secrets of the Nobel Prize in Literature

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