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With love and irony

Author: Yutang Lin; Kurt Wiese
Publisher: New York : J. Day Co., [©1940]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yutang Lin; Kurt Wiese
OCLC Number: 682211
Notes: At head of title: Lin Yutang.
Essays.
Description: xi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The English and the Chinese --
The Americans --
What I like about America --
The Chinese and the Japanese --
Hirota and the child --
"Oh, break not my willow trees!" --
Captive Peking --
A hymn to Shanghai --
What I want --
What I have not done --
Crying at the movies --
Mickey Mouse --
Buying birds --
My library --
Confessions of a vegetarian --
On being naked --
How I moved into a flat --
How I celebrated New Year's Eve --
Ah Fong, my houseboy --
Convictions --
Do bedbugs exist in China? --
Funeral notices --
I committed a murder --
A trip to Anhwei --
Spring in my garden --
Freedom of speech --
The calisthenic value of kowtowing --
Confucius singing in the rain --
King George's prayer --
The coolie myth --
Beggars --
A bus trip --
Let's liquidate the moon --
In memoriam of the dog-meat general --
The lost Mandarin --
I like to talk with women --
Should women rule the world? --
In defense of Chinese girls --
In defense of gold diggers --
Sex imagery in the Chinese language --
The monks of Hangchow --
The monks of Tienmu --
A talk with Bernard Shaw --
A suggestion for summer reading --
The 500th anniversary of printing --
Basic English and pidgin --
The donkey that paid its debt --
The future of China --
The real threat: not bombs, but ideas.
Responsibility: illustrated by Kurt Wiese.

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