A new book by Nobel laureate Mo Yan hit the Chinese market on Wednesday amid "Mo Mania".
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After winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Mo Yan will soon have the honor of having tens of millions of Chinese high school students exposed to his work in textbooks.
Singaporean writer and poet Felix Cheong says he was elated upon hearing Mo Yan had won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature.
Much has been written about China's so-called Nobel complex - a fixation on the country's failure to produce a laureate in literature.
Mo Yan's Noble Prize for Literature on Thursday might ignite an explosion of global interest in Chinese literature and lead to more titles translated into English.
Mo Yan's works have had mixed success on the big screen.
Mo Yan has been at the forefront of the exploration and creation of Chinese literature over his more than 30 years of writing.
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