[Marxism] Fwd: Penguin Classics brings Marx, Engels, Jane Eyre & Oliver Twist to China
Louis R Godena
louisgodena at ids.net
Thu Aug 31 08:10:11 MDT 2006
It has taken more than 70 years, but Penguin has finally arrived in China. The British publisher announced yesterday that classics such as Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Oliver Twist, Crime and Punishment and Moby Dick would be translated into Mandarin and sold under its logo in the world's fastest growing book market.
The first 10 novels will go on sale in November under a licensing deal with a local partner that could eventually see the UK firm marketing Chinese literature and the works of Marx and Engels to a population of 1.3 billion people.
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