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Mpanying violence ite distressing Again it is difficult to say whether Ma Jian is reflecting Tibetan culture or his own concerns with violence and sexuality I suspect a bit of both Ma Jian provides no moral judgements over the behaviour of his characters which is a good thing of course for a writer but sometimes I wish writers had to offer Hot Seduction (Hotshot Heroes us than just the depiction of cruelty and despair All I am left with in these cases is anger But then again it is not for the writer or artist to provide answersIt will take some time for the average reader to give this book a chance preferably it should come with some context so I would recommend reading the afterword first if you have very little knowledge of China and Tibet like myself Nevertheless the stories are worth reading through despite thenfamiliarity with the place names and mythology especially for Western readersI cannot give the book a higher rating because it feels somehow incomplete or too small or too specific or not overarching enough it is however a solid book nonetheless and worth exploring if you have the time So here s a thing that too many male authors do They want to describe a woman and they want to make it clear that she s a woman She s a sexual being you know She s a woman All feminine and full of the good stuf You can smell the air and taste the dirt of Tibet in this tiny powerful collection of five shorts Just about as gorgeous as direct writing can be A book both filled with heart aching beauty and gut wrenching sorrow Worth a few hours of your time Stick Out Your Tongue by Ma Jian is a slim volume of five spare stories about Tibet Originally published in Chinese in 1987 state censors denounced the collection as a vulgar obscene book that defames the image of our Tibetan compatriots They accused Ma Jian of being sex obsessed and greedy for money No one must be allowed to read this book All copiesmust be confiscated and destroyed immediately That demand only increased the book s popularity on the black market but it finished Ma Jian s career as a writer in ChinaAs he explains in the afterward he went into self imposed exile First in Hong Kong then Germany and finally the United Kingdom What was the point of remaining in China if he could never again publish what he wroteMa Jian traveled throughout Tibet in 1985 and these stories come from that experience Already Tibet was changing nder China s control but these stories describe a dirt poor society of nomadic shepherds villagers tribesmen and monks in the high mountain plateaus and grasslands far beyond Lhasa The people preserve a deep reverence for traditions and a Buddhist sense of fate There is a mystical magical and often superstitious side to their logic and actions but what emerges in every story is the brutality of life there and resignation toward death Perhaps this is why the censors were troubledThe first story in the volume is representative The Woman and the Blue Sky is a haunting story told in the first person In a high mountain pass a traveler stays the night with a Te locurile comune care figurează acest spaţiu drept „acoperişul lumii“ şi îl reduc la o carte poştală cu Palatul Potala; voci mai firave spun că brutalitatea sexualitatea dezlănţuită şi primitivismul lumii descoperite de naratorul reporter sunt şi ele subtile îndepărtări şi distorsionări orien.
Hinese soldier who lives alone guarding the military telephone line The guard tells of his love for a Tibetan woman who has just died with her nborn child still inside her The traveler gets to observe the sacred funeral rite for the young woman With the calm detachment of a photographer he describes how her two husbands who are brothers cut Babys Watch / A Hero of Her Own up the body to feed the scavenging birdsntil there is nothing leftThe powerful stories of Stick Out Your Tongue remind me of the best of Anton Chekhov and Juan Rulfo who captured the harsh realities of Russian and Mexican peasants in historic moments of great societal change Deceptively spare in style these stories are complex and deeply moving The translator Flora Drew has done an astounding job rendering them into beautiful English prose I remember the night in 1980 s my mom came in with a copy of literatural journal and told me that it contains banned material A few months later most people in Beijing or even China have read it Years later I found an English copy at a Japanese bookstore in San Francisco The translation is great If you want to know the part of Tibet that Chinese government doesn t want you to know read it In rating Stick Out Your Tongue Kindle Edition at three stars I am seeking to take the Middle Road rather than down star author Ma Jan I had selected this book in an effort to hear from a Tibetan My mistake Ma Jan is a dissident Chinese writer and artist He was in Tibet as part of a tour he was making in part to avoid Chinese government officials including censors This is a fictional version of a real journey he took across the remote parts of China including Tibet What are these five relatively short storiesThe Tibet of Stick Out Your Tongue is a population of the Desire Island - The Niece unsophisticatedneducated superstitious and impoverish The land is bleak threatening and inherently deadly Women are the routine targets of lust rape and incest Across the stories the abuse of women and death are the most common themes Poverty and strange belie Such economical writing after the blow out of Beijing Coma that is I read it afterwards he published it before In general morphing village tales into 21st century fiction almost always works for me especially when the author eschews any simplistic notion of the old ways are bestThe sky burial certainly lingers for me As does the greedof the artisan s spouse in the crown and the Sweet Valentine unsexiness ofthe reincarnated holy woman and the rites that she must endure I get the feeling that the theme here is sacrifice non trivialand likelynnecessary but sort of thrust The Rancher and the City Girl upon the denizensof these stories as likely the destruction of their culturewill follow next Death just feels present in manyof these stories than in modern American life Like yak butterTibet tripping I think Jian is honorific than some maysay I think the culture he encounters beguiles him as itdid me But both the author and I are aware that we are onlyvisitorvoyeurs here I suspect that is why cameras are sucha prominent aspect of this short but rewarding series ofstories. Taliste alenei realităţi de o infinită complexitate Indiferent cum stau lucrurile prin textele lui Ma a căror forţă tulburătoare ne bântuie mult timp după încheierea lecturii avem şi şansa nei apropieri cea faţă de formidabila generaţie a scriitorilor chinezi de la sfârşitul anilor 1980Dinu Luc.
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Ma Jian s stories in this book are some of my favourite short stories I discovered Ma Jian after I had begun my own writings by the recommendation of a friend who told me I would find them inspiring Indeed I did I love short stories and I think Ma Jian s stories in this book are so compellingly true that although it s fiction it carries that nmistakeable element of truth being written in the first person Ma Jian does it with simple words no fancy packaging no smart sentences Just simplicity I am not going to write a spoiler no way This is a kind of book you will either love or resent In either case it will make you think and I love books that make me think The beauty of life lies to me in all it s mystery both human and non human however our human ways have to be considered as Some Like It Hotter uniue and oftenestionable in the realm of life and there are no answers but nonetheless we have the power to observe them and to judge them for better or for worse In his Afterword to these five Tibetan stories Ma Jian says In the West I have met many people who share the same romantic vision of Tibet that I held before I visited the country The need to believe in an earthly paradise a More Than a Convenient Bride (Texas Cattlemans Club: After the Storm utopia where men live in peace and harmony seems to run deep among those who are discontented with the modern world Westerners idealise Tibetans as gentle godly peoplentainted by base desires and greed But in my experience Tibetans can be as corrupt and brutal as the rest of s The Tibet he portrayed in these stories was so far removed from what the Chinese government wanted to hear that it banned not just this work but anything he might write in future He left China for Hong Kong then moved to Europe when England handed HK back to ChinaThe brutalities inflicted by the very poor nomads mostly on women are truly horrifying to read And they all take place in the mystic solitude of the mountains surrounded by gods and religious practices that include murderous rites and tortureSavagery is intrinsic to this life There is nothing noble about itTranslator is Flora Drew 2006 The stories are written in a simple no frills realistic style and gives the impression that it is as much travel journal as collection of short stories Whether the brutality described in the book was realistic of an 80s Tibet it would be difficult for me to say but the attention to detail and the tone both lend the stories the veracity of a travelogue Nevertheless the stories are not merely factual all of them blend some surreal and mythical elements to them Having been an anthropology student the surreality of a completely different culture was familiar Many people believe that encountering another culture is filled with the joy of discovery and perhaps it is some of the time but often a completely different one excises your sense of comfort with the world and causes a distressful almost nauseating feeling I feel Ma Jian managed to show the separation from the comfortable that occurs with the encounter of the strange I found the recurrent theme of female sexuality and its acco. Cel mai adesea se spune că Tibetul pe care îl înfăţişează Ma Jian în Scoate limba seria de povestiri publicată în 1987 sub titlul complet de Arată ţi albul limbii sau gol goluţ este „departe“ departe de viziunile oficiale edulcorate departe de proiecţiile occidentale entuziaste şi departe de toa.
Stick Out Your Tongue Stories translated into English in 2006His