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The Red Peony

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Was ist eine Erzählung anderes als ein Geplauder - ein kleines Gespräch wie schon der Name Schiaoschuo besagt? So, Leser, leih dein Ohr diesem Geplauder, wenn du nichts Besseres zu tun hast.
Diese Erzählung ist weder eine Apologie des zeitgenössischen Lebens in China noch ein Exposé darüber, wie es so viele der neuerdings erscheinenden Romane des ,Dunkeln Vorhangs' zum Inha
Published (first published January 1st 1962)
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Another of my favorite Lin Yutang books. I hope this one has a translation, too.
Ez a könyv Petúniáról, akarom mondani Peóniáról szól.
Ez a hosszú könyv akár lehetett volna mindössze 2 oldal is, aminek első lapján összegyűjti az író azokat a kínai hagyományokról szóló információkat, amiket nagyon gyéren elszórt ugyan ebben a terjengős sztoriban, de nem vitte túlzásba. Majd a másik oldalon egy mondatban lerendezi az értelmesebb szereplők bemutatását, sok nincs belőle és sajnos a terjengős változatban sem tudunk meg róluk többet. A maradék rész pedig Petúniának szentelhető, bá
Peonia, giovane vedova felice della libertà ritrovata, è uno spirito libero e insaziabile, alla ricerca continua di un amore perfetto. Una Madame Bovary "made in China", ma indifferente alle costrizioni sociali e alla ricerca attiva della propria felicità. Consapevole della propria fisicità e delle proprie emozioni, talvolta crudele nel suo essere totalmente sincera con gli altri e con se stessa, Peonia si fa beffe della "forma" e segue il proprio cuore, non i dettami di una società tradizionali ...more
mi ha avvinghiato nelle sue pagine e non mi ha mollato che alla fine.. stupendo.
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Prolific writer of a wide variety of works in Chinese and English; in the 1930s he founded several Chinese magazines specializing in social satire and Western-style journalism.

Lin, the son of a Chinese Presbyterian minister, was educated for the ministry but renounced Christianity in his early 20s and became a professor of English. He traveled to the United States and Europe for advanced study; on
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