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Ms. Linda Jaivin

Associate

ANU's Australian Centre

ANU's Australian Centre

Background Information

Employment History

Writer and Best-Selling Author of Eat
Los Angeles Times

Lee Leslie Management Pty Ltd

Affiliations

Visiting Fellow In the Pacific and Asian History Division
Australian National University

Board Member
Global Voices Online

Visiting Fellow
Australian National University 4A Centre

Education



Brown University


Chinese history
Brown University


Chinese language
Taiwan Normal University

BA
Asian Studies and Politic Science
Brown University

degree
Asian Studies and Political Science
Brown University

master classes
erotic writing

Web References (200 Total References)


Linda ...

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Linda Jaivin

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Linda Jaivin
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Linda Jaivin will discuss the perils and seductions of writing about China as a foreign journalist, memoirist, travel writer, librettist, essayist and novelist in the context of her own experiences.
Having studied Asian history at Brown University, Jaivin went on to study Chinese language in Taiwan, before living in both Hong Kong and Beijing. She has published eleven books-most recently Beijing (2014, non-fiction) and The Empress Lover (2014, fiction)-and writes across a range of subjects, including the arts, sexuality, politics and society. She is an associate of the Australian Centre on China in the World, and was one of the editors of the 2014 China Story Yearbook.


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Linda Jaivin

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Linda Jaivin
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Linda Jaivin will discuss the perils and seductions of writing about China as a foreign journalist, memoirist, travel writer, librettist, essayist and novelist in the context of her own experiences.
Having studied Asian history at Brown University, Jaivin went on to study Chinese language in Taiwan, before living in both Hong Kong and Beijing. She has published eleven books-most recently Beijing (2014, non-fiction) and The Empress Lover (2014, fiction)-and writes across a range of subjects, including the arts, sexuality, politics and society. She is an associate of the Australian Centre on China in the World, and was one of the editors of the 2014 China Story Yearbook.


China in the World - Our People - Linda Jaivin - CIW - ANU

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Ms Linda Jaivin
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Linda Jaivin is the author of seven novels, and several works of non-fiction including Beijing and The Monkey and the Dragon, a biography of Hou Dejian cum intimate portrait of Beijing pop culture and society in the 1980s cum China memoir. She has also published numerous essay on Chinese topics. Her first 'China novel', the 2009 A Most Immoral Woman was based on events in the life of the legendary China correspondent G.E. Morrison in 1904, the historical research for which formed the basis of her Morrison Lecture.
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Linda is also a literary and film translator who has translated the English subtitles for Chinese films including Farewell my Concubine, Hero, The Grandmaster, Forever Enthralled, The Sacrifice, The Lost Bladesman, Hajab's Gift, Blue Sky Bones and many others. She is co-editor with Geremie Barmé of the 1992 anthology of translations from the Chinese, New Ghosts, Old Dreams: Chinese Rebel Voices and has translated numerous oral histories by Sang Ye for various collections and publications, including The Year the Dragon Came (UQP, 1996) which she edited. In her association with the CIW she has been closely involved with the production of the China Yearbook from its inception.


Linda Jaivin - Based on a ...

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Linda Jaivin - Based on a True Story

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Linda Jaivin is the internationally-published, best-selling author of seven novels including the comic-erotic cult classic Eat Me and her most recent book, The Empress Lover, published in April this year. She has also written four works of non-fiction, including The Monkey and the Dragon (the biography of a Chinese pop star-turned-dissident cum personal China memoir), and the Quarterly Essay Found in Translation: In Praise of a Plural World. She is also an essayist, playwright and a literary and film translator from Chinese. She is a visiting fellow and editorial consultant to the Australian Centre on China in the World at the ANU, and the winner of the 2014 New South Wales Writers Fellowship.


Culture+Ideas: Linda Jaivin and Sophie McIntyre in conversation - SCAF - Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation

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Linda Jaivin and Dr Sophie McIntyre

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Linda Jaivin in conversation with Dr Sophie McIntyre
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Join us as Linda and Sophie consider their experiences of Taiwan and mainland China - Linda will discuss her impressions of the Mainland during the 1980's whilst Sophie will reflect upon her engagement with contemporary Taiwanese art.
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Join us as Linda and Sophie consider their experiences of Taiwan and mainland China - Linda will discuss her impressions of the Mainland during the 1980's whilst Sophie will reflect upon her engagement with contemporary Taiwanese art.
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Linda Jaivin is the author of eleven books, including the the recent Quarterly Essay Found in Translation: In Praise of a Plural World, her seventh novel, The Empress Lover (April 2014) and the non-fiction Beijing (June 2014). Her first novel was the comic-erotic international best-seller Eat Me. Her fifth, The Infernal Optimist, a dark comedy set in Villawood Immigration Detention Centre, was short-listed for the 2007 Australian Literature Society Gold Medal. Linda has also written for the stage and she is a literary translator from Chinese, with a specialty in film subtitles. She is an editorial consultant and visiting fellow at the ANU's Australian Centre on China in the World.

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