Translations of Bingxin and photos from Ningbo and Fuzhou, by Miranda Jingqiong Yang

Bingxin, the distinguished writer, poet, translator, and social activist, was born Xie Wanying on Oct.5, 1900, in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, to the family of a patriotic naval officer. During the … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thomas Hardy and the Urbanization of China. Letter from Suzhou by Glenn Arnold

  So you were probably expecting a clever treatise linking Victorian literature and modern Asian economic theory? Sorry to disappoint you, but I have nothing to say about either of … Continue reading

December 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Silk Road and Granite Steps. essay with photographs by Glenn Arnold

Dunhuang, China, 27 December 2012 The wind bites my face, snow crystals sting my eyes.  It is -17C, and my wife and I are scrambling out of the station, flowing … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment