In the Name of Land and Life—Selected Speeches of Jidi Majia(Turkish)



Author:Jidi Majia


Publisher:Canut Publishing

Product Description

The two key words of which the book is named, i.e. Land and Life, are twin preoccupations with Jidi Majia both in real life and in his writing. This book, prepared for general and sophisticated English readers, native or non-native, contains 22 literary and cultural speeches given by Jidi Majia, at various occasions spanning over 25 years since his debut in the poetic scene, including 12 literary speeches as a poet and 10 cultural speeches as a cultural movement initiator, and 9 critical essays by scholars and poets from the US, France, Russia and other countries.

About the Author
Jidi Majia, an eminent poet and writer of the Yi ethnic group, former member of the Secretariat of Chinese Writers Association, lieutenant governor of Qinghai Province, currently member of the Provincial Government Standing Committee and head of the Department of Publicity, concurrently serving as President of China Minority Literary Association and permanent Vice-President of China Poetry Association. He has won many important literary prizes, both in China and abroad. Books of his poetry have been published in more than 10 languages.