Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2012
Mo Yan

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Mo Yan - Banquet Speech

Mo Yan's speech at the Nobel Banquet in the Stockholm City Hall, 10 December 2012.

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* Arriving at the podium to give his banquet speech, Mo Yan declared that he had forgotten the written version (as sent to the Nobel Foundation for publication and subtitling) in his hotel room. The author’s given speech differs therefore in parts to the published speech.

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