In Memoriam — Pierre Ryckmans (Simon Leys)

該內容僅提供英文版。 An Early Lesson in New Sinology   Today, 11 August 2021, marks the seventh year since Pierre Ryckmans passed away. The following essay was composed to honour his memory and published in The China Story on 30 November 2015.… 閱讀

Outside the Pigsty Looking In, Two Views

該內容僅提供英文版。 In 2019, the Fifteenth Day of the First Month 正月十五 falls on the 19th of February. It marks the first full moon of the Lunar New Year and it is a festive day generally known as Yuanxiao 元宵, literally ‘First Evening’.… 閱讀

Yapping Hairpiece, Meddlesome Rug, Turbulent Toupee

該內容僅提供英文版。 Dog Days (IX) In our series Dog Days, which has run throughout the 2018-2019 Year of the Dog, we have pursued our subject like the proverbial ‘dog pack’ or 狗仔隊, the Chinese term for paparazzi.… 閱讀