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New Original Language Text: “The Old Cicada” (老蝉)

Posted on March 19, 2017

Readers and students of Mandarin Chinese can now read the original text of “The Old Cicada” in addition to the translated version. Thanks to author Can Xue and translators Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping for helping us share this exciting resource!

Keep an eye out for more original language texts soon.

Other literature with original language versions already on Campus includes the short story “A Failed Journey” (Un Viaje Fallido), the journalistic essay “Violence and Drug-Trafficking in Mexico” (“¡Qué manera de perder!”: Violencia y narcotráfico en México), and the poems “Sleepless Homeland” (La patria insomne), and “Notes on a Zombie Cataclysm” (Notas en torno a la catástrofe zombi), all from the Mexico Unit.