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Allan H. Barr

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Allan H. Barr

Allan H. Barr is the translator of a number of Chinese-language works, the most recent being Yu Hua’s novel The Seventh Day (Pantheon, 2015). His research on Chinese literature has been published both in the United States and in China. He is professor of Chinese at Pomona College.

Articles by Allan H. Barr

Appendix
By Yu Hua
My father used to be a surgeon. He was strong and healthy, and talked in a resonant voice. He would often stand at the operating table for ten hours at a time, but at the end of his shift his face would…
Translated from Chinese by Allan H. Barr
Timid as a Mouse
By Yu Hua
1There’s an expression that describes me: timid as a mouse. That’s what my teacher said, back when I was in primary school. It was one autumn, I remember, in Chinese class. Our teacher stood…
Translated from Chinese by Allan H. Barr
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