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WE ARE PHILOSOPHERS

Georg Chia Chen Wu was born in 1976 in born in Taipei, Taiwan. He graduated Mandarin Department of National Taiwan University and started a freelancer career of short stories writer for the Taiwanese textual media. His works, including poems, prose and short stories were published in China Times, Taiwanese New Born Paper, Taiwan Times, etc. He contributed to Taiwan New Literature, Li Poetry, Taiwanese Literature and Arts. As an amateur actor and playwright, he received an MA in Theatre in 2001 from National Taiwan University. He staged works like Uncle Vanya ( as a director ), Midsummer Night's Dream (as an actor ), American Dream ( as an actor ) and Hamletmachine ( as an actor ) and made research on the French Absurd Theatre genre in 1950s. In 2013 he got a PhD in Philosophy at Sofia University, Bulgaria with a thesis "A Philosophical Reading of Beckett Works". After returning from Balkan district, he worked at Xiamen University for International College bilingually ( Mandarin / English ) and then was invited as a guest lecturer by Istanbul Sehir University ( Uskudarl Istanbul, Turkey ). Now he is a part-time freelancer in Chinese language in Taipai. The following poem is translated in English by himself and is based on wordplay created on the fact that every sign in Chinese language is a meaningful word. Therefore, the Chinese original is given as well.

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WE ARE PHILOSOPHERS

Georg Chia Chen Wu was born in 1976 in born in Taipei, Taiwan. He graduated Mandarin Department of National Taiwan University and started a freelancer career of short stories writer for the Taiwanese textual media. His works, including poems, prose and short stories were published in China Times, Taiwanese New Born Paper, Taiwan Times, etc. He contributed to Taiwan New Literature, Li Poetry, Taiwanese Literature and Arts. As an amateur actor and playwright, he received an MA in Theatre in 2001 from National Taiwan University. He staged works like Uncle Vanya ( as a director ), Midsummer Night's Dream (as an actor ), American Dream ( as an actor ) and Hamletmachine ( as an actor ) and made research on the French Absurd Theatre genre in 1950s. In 2013 he got a PhD in Philosophy at Sofia University, Bulgaria with a thesis "A Philosophical Reading of Beckett Works". After returning from Balkan district, he worked at Xiamen University for International College bilingually ( Mandarin / English ) and then was invited as a guest lecturer by Istanbul Sehir University ( Uskudarl Istanbul, Turkey ). Now he is a part-time freelancer in Chinese language in Taipai. The following poem is translated in English by himself and is based on wordplay created on the fact that every sign in Chinese language is a meaningful word. Therefore, the Chinese original is given as well.

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