Questions tagged [lin-yutang]

Questions about the works of the Chinese linguist, novelist, philosopher and translator Lin Yutang (1895 – 1976) and his life as a writer. Lin Yutang published both in Chinese and in English. For questions about works Lin Yutang published in Chinese, use this tag with the [chinese-literature].

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What is the source of Irving Babbitt's disctinction between supernaturalism, humanism and naturalism

In the chapter "Ideals of Life" of My Country and My People, Lin Yutang writes (emphasis mine), The Confucian conception of man's place in nature is that "Heaven, earth and man" are regarded as "...
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In Yuan Zhen's story ‘ Passion’, what does 14 February refer to?

Lin Yutang's collection Famous Chinese Short Stories contains a story by Yuan Zhen that is not simply a translation but a retelling. Lin Yutang follows Yuan Zhen's story until a certain point and then ...