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Elite Literature Prize Stirs Questions

Posted at 7:30AM Friday 15 Aug 2014

China's prestigious Lu Xun Literature Prize has come under fire after its most recent award winner for poetry was denounced as a "shame on poetry."

Zhou Xiaotian, a poet and professor of the literature and journalism college of Sichuan University, won the prize on Monday for his poem collection "Jiang Jin Cha" or invitation to tea.

china.org.cn




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