Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt

Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt

Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt Taoist ceremony of repaying the debt Last week (on the 17th day of the fourth lunar month, 2018) took place at Zhenqing Temple (真庆观), the largest Taoist temple in Kunming and the best-preserved so far, the ceremony called «Repaying...
Classics of Filial Piety

Classics of Filial Piety

Classics of Filial Piety Classics of Filial Piety Since the establishment of a Confucian society in the Han dynasty, some two thousand years ago, filial piety could be considered the central pillar around which Chinese society has been built. The behavior of each...
Teahouse: A Drama by Lao She

Teahouse: A Drama by Lao She

Teahouse: A Drama by Lao She In Brief: One of the best contemporary plays compels multiple reflections on hope and power, and perhaps that universal dream of living in a just society. A drama that unfolds in a limited space spanning half a century of Chinese history....
To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke

To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke

To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke In Brief: A biting satire in which the small longings of each person are exposed as the inevitable substratum on which great ideals, such as «serving the people» are built. The...
Chronicle of a Blood Merchant by Yu Hua

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant by Yu Hua

Chronicle of a Blood Merchant by Yu Hua Chronicle of a Blood Merchant by Yu Hua One of the best Chinese novels of the 20th century. Without the apparent search for big ideas, it seduces the reader by its simplicity, and ends up entangling him in its plot. Chronicle of...
The Grand Canal and the Great Wall

The Grand Canal and the Great Wall

The Grand Canal and the Great Wall The Grand Canal and the Great Wall In Brief: A brief review showing some of the similarities between the two iconic works of Chinese history and culture, their goals, and their differences. As well as how they both ended up shaping...

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