Nobel Controversy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22917/all en Mo Yan gets no love from literati http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121212/mo-yan-nobel-prize-literature-china-censorship <p>TAIPEI &mdash; It&rsquo;s been a tough week for Mo Yan. The 57-year-old Chinese author received the Nobel prize in literature this week, prompting accolades at home. But no sooner was state-run media hailing him as a cultural hero than critics started hurling a very different kind of label his way.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121212/mo-yan-nobel-prize-literature-china-censorship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nobel Controversy Asia-Pacific Diplomacy Europe China Education India Thailand Vietnam Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Cain Nunns 5728784 at http://www.globalpost.com