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Gao Xing·jian(gou′ shĭng′jyän′) Born 1940.
Chinese-born writer whose works include the play Bus Stop (1983) and the novel Soul Mountain (1999). He won the 2000 Nobel Prize for literature.
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Gao Xingjian(ɡaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒjæn)
(Biography) born 1940, Chinese dramatist, novelist, and dissident, living in France from 1987; his works include the play Chezhan (Bus Stop, 1983) and the novel Lingshan (Soul Mountain, 1989): Nobel prize for literature 2000
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Gao Xing•jian(ˈgaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒyɑn)
born 1940, Chinese novelist, in France since 1987: Nobel prize 2000.
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