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An Ancient Chinese Poet, facsimile of original Chinese scroll, Chinese School.

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The Making of Jonathan Spence

From Winchester College to The Search for Modern China.

Jonathan Spence, the 39th Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities

Conversation

The China Scholar

Jonathan Spence and NEH Chairman Leach discuss key moments in four hundred years of Chinese history.

Linking Verse across Adjoining Rooms, detail

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Sister Poets

In China they were called cainü.

The awakened Buddha surrounded by lotus scrolls, Xiangtangshan

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Worshipped, Plundered, and Digitized

It’s easy enough to wander through the Asian art wing of a large museum and skim over the fine print.

Mo Yan

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The Real Mo Yan

The renowned Chinese novelist talks with NEH Chairman Jim Leach.

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Mo Yan 101

Sometime in the late 1960s or early seventies, a neighbor told Guan Moye about a writer he knew whose work was so popular that he could afford to eat jiaozi—“those tasty little pork dumplings