Gao Xingjian


Gao Xingjian

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Gao Xingjian

Born: 4 January 1940, Ganzhou, China

Residence at the time of the award: France

Prize motivation: "for an æuvre of universal validity, bitter insights and linguistic ingenuity, which has opened new paths for the Chinese novel and drama."

Language: Chinese

Prize share: 1/1

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