Gao Xingjian

[ gou-shing-jyahn ]
/ ˈgaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒyɑn /

noun

born 1940, French novelist and playwright, born in China: Nobel Prize 2000.

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Gao Xingjian
/ (ɡaʊ ˈʃɪŋˈdʒjæn) /

noun

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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