Lin Yutang (Chinese: 林語堂; pinyin: Lín Yǔtáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: lîm gú-tông ; October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese inventor, linguist, novelist, philosopher, and translator.
Lin Yutang (Chinese: 林語堂; pinyin: Lín Yǔtáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: lîm gú-tông ; October 10, 1895 – March 26, 1976) was a Chinese inventor, linguist, novelist, philosopher, and translator. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the West.
Shelves: bio, delaware, 5-star, own, nonfiction. WOW double WOW The wisdom of America as seen through the words of Franklin, Lincoln, Jefferson, Whitman, Wilsom, Holmes, Einstein, Thoreau, and many others. This is not a fast read. It makes the reader stop to think and read over and over some parts. It was widely translated and for years was regarded as a standard text on China.
The Wisdom of China and India.
Lin Yutang (10 October 1895 – 26 March 1976) was a Chinese writer and translator. I like to think of criticism as the highest intellectual effort that mankind is capable of, and above all, I like to think of self-criticism as the most difficult attainment of an educated man. "The Function of Criticism at the Present Time", in The China Critic, Vol. III, no. 4 (23 January 1930), p. 81.
LIN YUTANG On THE WISDOM OF AMERICA. Originally published in 1907. CONTENTS include: Preface on a Sunday Morning xi I. THE WISDOM OF LIVING 1. The Scope of Wisdom i 2. The Philosophers Blindman s Buff 7 3. The American Sense o Fact 14 . . The American Sense o Fact 14 4. The Demand for Faith 16 II. COUNSEL FOR LIVING 1. All Is Riddle 21 2. Heed Thy Private Dream 24 3. Who Is the Dreamer 28 4. When Laughter Is Wiser Than Tears 34 m. OUR ANIMAL HERITAGE 1. Modern Man Psychoanalyzed 37 2. Adam and Eve 43 3. We Simians 53 4. What Are We Making o Ourselves 62 IV.
Tell us if something is incorrect. Lin Yutang on the Wisdom of America.
Lin Yutang met Chen JinDuan (陳錦端), a sister of his friend, and fell in love. 1950) On the Wisdom of America. A John Day Book Company. However, they could not marry because of the difference in social ranks between two families. Lin Yutang went to Beijing to study at QingHua University (清華大 學) which offered a scholarship to study at the United States. 1951) Widow, Nun and Courtesan: Three Novelettes From the Chinese Translated and Adapted by Lin Yutang. 1952) Famous Chinese Short Stories, Retold by Lin Yutang.
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.
Lin Taiyi 林太乙. Lin Yutang zhuan 林语堂传 (A Biography of Lin Yutang). --. On the Wisdom of America, New York: John Day, 1950. Lin Yutang han chen guoji xuanchuan ji bingyi yijian 林语堂函陈国际宣传及兵役意见 (Lin Yutang’s Letter of Proposals on International Publicity and Conscription), February 28, 1944. Guojia dangan 国家档案, File (0100. 01-01), Taipei, Republic of China. Letters to Madame Chiang, Dr. Lin Yutang House, Taipei. Letters to Mr. Ansnes, Dr.
Published in London by Dorothy Crisp & Co Ltd. (1947) The Gay Genius: The Life and Times of Su Tungpo, A John Day Book Company (1948) Chinatown Family, A John Day Book Company (1948) The Wisdom of Laotse, Random House (1950) On the Wisdom of America, A John Day Book Company (1951) Widow, Nun and Courtesan: Three Novelettes From the Chinese Translated and Adapted.
Author: Lin Yutang
Category: Bio and Memoris
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Publisher: Parker Press (November 4, 2008)
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