Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang (lĬn yü´täng´), 1895–1976, Chinese-American writer, translator, and editor, b. Lunqi, Fujian, educated in China and at Harvard, Ph.D. Univ. of Leipzig, 1923. Lin spent most of his life in the United States and wrote most of his many works in English. His nonfictional books include My Country and My People (1935); A Leaf in the Storm (1941), about war-torn China; Between Tears and Laughter (1943), and The Pleasures of a Nonconformist (1962). Among his novels are Chinatown Family (1948) and The Flight of the Innocents (1965). He translated and edited The Chinese Theory of Art (1968).

See his Memoirs of an Octogenarian (1980).

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright© 2014, The Columbia University Press.

Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

With Love and Irony
Lin Yutang.
J. Day Co., 1940
Imperial Peking: Seven Centuries of China
Elisabeth Elek; Paul Elek; Lin Yutang.
Crown Publishers, 1961
The Vigil of a Nation
Lin Yutang.
The John Day, 1945
Between Tears and Laughter
Lin Yutang.
John Day, 1943
105 Greatest Living Authors Present the World's Best Stories, Humor, Drama, Biography, History, Essays, Poetry
Whit Burnett.
Dial Press, 1950
Librarian’s tip: "Lin Yutang" begins on p. 1059
Multicultural Writers from Antiquity to 1945: A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook
Alba Amoia; Bettina L.Knapp.
Greenwood Press, 2002
Librarian’s tip: "Lin Yutang" begins on p. 266
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