The Burning Forest: Essays on Chinese Culture and Politics

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1985 - China - 257 pages
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The burning forest: essays on Chinese culture and politics

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Leys, best known for his Chinese Shadows ( LJ 7/77), continues in that vein of scandalously enjoyable and bilious wit. He ridicules China's foreign friends and self-promoting experts for their "double ... Read full review

Contents

Ricci in China
35
Orientalism and Sinology
95
The Mosquitos Speech
108
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Simon Leys is the pseudonym of Pierre Ryckmans, a noted scholar and astringent observer of Chinese culture and politics.

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