Goran Malmqvist is one of the West's leading sinologists and a member of the Swedish Academy, which nominates candidates for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Malmqvist's membership in the academy was seen as a key factor in the selection of Gao Xingjian for the 2000 Nobel literature prize. The scholar is in Taipei to participate in seminars at the Taipei International Book Exhibition next week.Feb 01, 2001

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