Liu Yichang

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Lau Yee-cheung
BBS, MH
Born Lau Tongyi
(1918-12-07) 7 December 1918 (age 98)
Shanghai, Republic of China
Occupation novelist, editor
Language Chinese
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater Saint John's University, Shanghai
Period 1941–present
Literary movement Stream of consciousness (narrative mode)

Liu Yichang (劉以鬯) (born December 1918), in Cantonese Lau Yee Cheung, a notable writer and novelist in Hong Kong.[1] One of his most notable stream of consciousness novellas Tête-bêche (《對倒》) inspires Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai's In the Mood for Love.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "香港中文大學圖書館 – 劉以鬯簡介 (Liu Yichang Introduction)" (in Chinese). The Chinese University of Hong Kong Libraries. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Bunbury, Stephanie (22 May 2005). "Why the Wong wait?". The Age. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
Names
Given name Pen name Courtesy name
Trad. 劉同繹 劉以鬯 昌年
Simp. 刘同绎 刘以鬯 昌年
Cantonese Lau Tongyi Lau Yee Cheung
Surname: Liu