Concise Chinese-English dictionary by James C. Quo

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Published by C.E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .

Written in English

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  • Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English.

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Statementromanized by James C. Quo.
GenreDictionaries
The Physical Object
Pagination225 p.
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22992976M

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Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers A year-old girl from China travels to London to study English and meets a man with whom she explores love, sex, freedom, and cultural differences.

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As evocative as this book is, it feels a bit limited by the author's self-imposed "language barrier." A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers is, I believe, Xiaolu Guo's first novel in English, written while she was acquiring the language.

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Xiaolu Guo was born in south China. She studied at the Beijing Film Academy and published six books in China before moving to London in Her books include Village of Stone which was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, 20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth which /5(31).

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Guo's novel, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, is the first one that she wrote in English after publishing her Chinese books. It tells the journey of a young Chinese woman in London. She soon renames herself "Z" and her encounters with an unnamed Englishman spur both of them to explore their own sense of : (age 45–46), China.

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The Concise Dictionary of Spoken Chinese (), which was compiled by Yuen Ren Chao and Lien Sheng Yang, made numerous important lexicographic innovations. It was the first Chinese dictionary specifically for spoken Chinese words rather than for written Chinese characters, and one of the first to mark characters for being "free" or "bound" morphemes according to whether Author: Yuen Ren Chao, Lien Sheng Yang.

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