Paying One's Last Respects is Both a Source of Anguish for the Living and an Insult to the Dead
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Research Centre for Translation, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Monolingual (English) (Occasionally Bilingual (Chinese-English))
三蘇 ; 高雄 ; San Su ; Gao Xiong
Born in 1918 in Guangzhou, Gao arrived in Hong Kong in 1944 and worked as an editor at several local newspapers. His works are best known for reflecting the social reality of Hong Kong, and they tend to be sceptical of the political environment amidst the Handover of Hong Kong. His famous works include 《香港二十年目睹怪現狀》(Two Decades of Hong Kong Oddities).
Cohn studied Chinese at Oberlin College and Columbia University. Having lived in Taipei, Beijing and Hong Kong for a long time, he has published translations of Lao She's fiction and The Dianshizhai Pictorial. He worked as an editorial assistant at the Research Centre for Translation, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and as an editor at the Far Eastern Economic Review.
Born in Hong Kong, Hung received her doctorate at the University of London. She was the Director of the Research Centre for Translation at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and editor of the literary journal Renditions. She has translated works by Wang Anyi and Eileen Chang into English.
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