For a Song and a Hundred Songs

An award-winning exiled poet remembers his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests, describing the brutality he endured for writing the incendiary poem, "Massacre," the humanity he discovered in his fellow cellmates, and the ...

For a Song and a Hundred Songs

An award-winning exiled poet remembers his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests, describing the brutality he endured for writing the incendiary poem, "Massacre," the humanity he discovered in his fellow cellmates, and the ways in whichhis incarceration reflected key changes in China.

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For a Song and a Hundred Songs
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

An award-winning exiled poet remembers his years in prison following the Tiananmen Square protests, describing the brutality he endured for writing the incendiary poem, "Massacre," the humanity he discovered in his fellow cellmates, and the ways in whichhis incarceration reflected key changes in China.
For a Song and a Hundred Songs
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Liao Yiwu
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-22 - Publisher: Text Publishing

In China, the government continues to erase and distort the collective memory of the country to suit its all-encompassing political agenda. However, an individual’s memory, with its psychic encoding and indelible scars of oppression, will forever hide a deeply etched record in blood and intellect. Its imprint, like history, can
For a Song and One Hundred Songs
Language: en
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Authors: Yiwu Liao
Categories: Prisoners
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

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