Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Literature

How Neo Chinese Online Storytelling Is Helping Spread Soft Power

Though China spends billions every year to boost its soft power abroad, the results are often not encouraging. However, the soft power of Chinese...

Ni Kuang: The Revelation of Hong Kong (Part 2)

Ni Kuang’s science-fiction prophecy Chasing the Dragon, which was published in 1983, contains the following passage: "A big city, even the one that has an...

Ancient Rhymes: The History of Tang Poetry

Between A.D. 618 and A.D. 907, China was ruled by the Tang Dynasty. Considered one of the high points of Chinese civilization, the period...

Book Review: ‘The China Fantasy’ by James Mann

In 2007, American author James Mann wrote a book called The China Fantasy in which he predicted that capitalism would not bring democracy to...

A Shattered Chinese Dream

Mr. Wu Ningkun, an acclaimed Chinese translator and an Anglo-American literary research expert, passed away at the age of 99 on August 10, 2019,...

Beauty Matters: Students About Beauty to Lead Them to Virtue

In his new book, Beauty Matters: Creating a High Aesthetic in School Culture, Stephen Turley details the nature of beauty in some of the...

China Is Now Censoring Books of Australian Publishers

After gaining complete control over Chinese society and censoring everything they don’t approve of, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is extending its censorship worldwide,...

Book Review: ‘Claws of the Panda’

Rarely does a book release come at such an opportune time as Claws of the Panda. The topic it discusses is currently debated all...

Book Review: ‘Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies’

Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies is a story based on true historical facts from 1902 to the end of  World War I in 1918. The...

‘Tea’: A Simply Beautiful Poem Written by Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy is a Scottish poet and playwright born in 1955. Her work is widely successful and studied in schools throughout the United...
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