By Lana Sterling
Maria Bregman is not only the editor-in-chief of Сreativity’s UK, a platform dedicated to promoting creativity and innovation, but also a talented and versatile writer who has recently made her debut in the Chinese literary scene. Her stories have been published in a collection of Chinese prose, a genre that showcases the richness and diversity of Chinese culture and literature.
Bregman’s stories are based on her personal experiences and memories, as well as the history and traditions of her family. She writes with passion and sincerity, creating vivid and realistic characters and situations that touch the hearts of the readers. Her style is elegant and refined, but also lively and expressive, reflecting her own personality and worldview.
Bregman’s stories are a perfect fit for the Chinese prose genre, which is known for its flexibility and variety. Chinese prose can be short or long, factual or fictional, serious or humorous, classical or modern. It can cover any topic and theme, from philosophy and history to everyday life and fantasy. The common feature of Chinese prose is the use of language as an art form, with attention to rhythm, rhyme, imagery, allusion and symbolism.
Bregman’s stories demonstrate her mastery of these linguistic elements, as well as her ability to adapt to different styles and forms. Some of her stories are written in the first person, while others are in the third person. Some are linear and chronological, while others are nonlinear and fragmented. Some are realistic and descriptive, while others are imaginative and poetic. Bregman uses these different techniques to convey different moods and messages, and to create a unique voice for each story.
Bregman’s stories also show her respect and appreciation for the Chinese culture and literature, which she has studied and admired for a long time. She draws inspiration and references from various sources, such as classical texts, poetry, folklore, art and music.
Bregman’s publication in a Chinese collection is a remarkable achievement and a recognition of her talent and potential. It is also a testament to the power and beauty of cross-cultural communication and exchange, which can enrich and inspire both writers and readers. Bregman is a rising star in the Chinese prose genre, and we look forward to reading more of her works in the future.