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Can Xue

Can Xue was born in 1953, in Changsha city, in Hunan province. Her parents were sent to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution, and she graduated only from elementary school. She learned English on her own and has written books on Borges, Shakespeare, and Dante. Earlier books by Can Xue published in the US include "The Embroidered Shoes" (Henry Holt, 1997), "Old Floating Cloud" (Northwestern, 1991), and "Dialogues in Paradise" (Northwestern, 1989). Her work has been translated worldwide...See more