STOCKHOLM - Chinese novelist , Mo Yan Thursday won Nobel Prize for Literature in 2012 reward for acts realistically describes his country's turbulent history and his commitment to his hometown in eastern China, where he grew up.
The Nobel Committee said that Mo Yan "integrates popular stories in history and present, hallucinogenic realism". Mo Yan was born in 1955 and grew up in Gomi in Shandong province in eastern China, the Swedish Academy said.
He is the second Chinese writer to win the prestigious award. GAO Sengjian a Chinese writer obtained French citizenship in 1997, the prize in 2000. But the Chinese press silenced on the news then.
The Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy Peter Anglund told Swedish television contacted BMW Yan Academy "was when his father was very happy and scared."
The original name of the writer is Guan Samoens and the name used by any writer, "Mo Yan" means "not to say." He chose this alias on the occasion of the issuance or his novel the "crystalline Alfjelh" (1986) about a child refuses to speak and tells the rural life as the writer lived in his childhood.
It was now one of the most famous writers of China. But he has been criticized by other Chinese book of its proximity supposed regime in Beijing and lack of support for the book dissidents. But the Swedish Academy, stating in its statement that "Song of garlic Ferdowsi" (1988) and the satirical book "Alcohol country" (1992) "they considered taboo (in China) because of the harsh criticism of contemporary Chinese society."
He was known in the West, thanks to the film "Red Sorghum" (1987) adapted from his novel, titled "clan sorghum." The film won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Festival in 1988.
The book "Vingro Vuitton" (1996) historical epic describes China in the twentieth century from the story of a family and ranged between history and tragedy pornographic visions through town figures do not control enough to enjoy all balanced, including a child born of a Chinese farmer and a Swedish preacher
. The Academy said " Mo Yan's works forged by combining fantasy and reality and between the historical and social dimension, a little world of through its complexity Baoualem book such asand Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with roots in ancient Chinese literature and popular tradition of the story."
Goran said , expert in Chinese literature at the Academy for Swedish television station "It's one of the best options Swedish Academy, because it's great."