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人文學科研究中心支持的《香港當代作家作品合集 • 小說卷》(上、下冊) 與《人間滋味》贏得第五屆香港書獎 The Anthology of Hong Kong Short Stories 1949-2007 (Two Volumes) and Tastes in the Floating World, supported by CHR, won the 5th Hong Kong Book Prize

Two publications from the Centre for Humanities Research won the 5th HongKong Book Prize. The Anthology of Hong Kong Short Stories 1949-2007 (Two Volumes) and Taste in the Floating World have been named two of the twelve distinguished Chinese books published in 2011 from among 372 nominees.The annual book prize is organised by the Radio Television Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Publishing Federation, and supported by the Hong Kong Public Libraries of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

Edited by Prof Leung Ping-kwan (Ye Si), Mr Yip Fai, and Mr Matthew Cheng Ching-hang, The Anthology of Hong Kong Short Stories 1949-2007 collects 78 works of high artistic quality with distinctive features of Hong Kong. It stands out from other similar anthologies by including much-neglected short stories of the 1950s and excellent works published after 2000. The Anthology is aresearch outcome of CHR’s research project on "Hong Kong Literature and Culture of the 1950s"  funded by GRF of RGC (LU340910).

Taste in the Floating World is a collection of Prof Leung’s essays on food. Thebook examines human relationships reflected in food and explores the problems in Hong Kong culture. Apart from this collection of essays, Prof Leung has also published other creative works on food, such as a collection of short stories, Postcolonial Affairs of Food and the Heart, and a compilation of poems, Vegetable Politics.

人文學科研究中心兩部書籍《香港當代作家作 品合集小說卷》(上、下冊)及《人間滋味》這兩本 書籍在372本提名書籍中脫穎而出,贏得第五屆香港書 獎,成為2011年度十二本優秀中文書籍之一。一年一度的香港書獎由香港電台和香港出版總 會合辦、 康樂及文化事務署香港公共圖書館協辦。

《香港當代作家作品合集小說卷》由梁秉鈞教授(也斯)、葉輝先生和 鄭政恆先生合編,以小說的藝術性及香港特色為標準,收錄 78篇優秀的短篇小說。除重新整理二十世紀六○年代到九○年代的小說外,還補充了五○年代和二○○○年後發表的佳作。此書為人文學科研究中心「一九五○年代的香港文學與文化」研究計劃成果之一, 該計劃為研究資助局優配研究金支持項目(LU340910)

《人間滋味》是梁教授以食物為題材的散文集,通過食物看人情和人事,探討 香港文化的問題。梁教授以食物為題材的作品還有短篇小說集《後殖民食物與愛情》和詩集《蔬菜的政治》等。


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