Recent Posts: The Sun Rises in the East
Here is poster number four from my series of six posters I have been doing for the series: I’ll have poster five in a few weeks.
I have some updates to my schedule of appearances: July 26th-28th Confluence, Coraopolis, PA I’ll be doing a book signing Saturday, a reading Sunday morning from Lucky Cat and the Snow Maiden’s Vengeance and will be on the panel later that day on “History and Myth in Fantasy” http://parsec-sff.org/confluence/ August 1st Monroeville Library, […]
Recent Posts: The Enlightened Rabbit Scholastic Society
I had some time this weekend to prepare a few videos for everyone to enjoy. The first video is my character roll-call, which I made for my readers who have been struggling to pronounce my characters’ names in a couple of my novels. Character Roll-Call: Then I prepared a three-part series of me reading selections […]
I am practicing my sketching by illustrating some characters and maybe scenes out of my bilingual novel, Sohyeon After Midnight, and this is my first installment.
Tag Archives: Chinese TV
Even the Vegetable Spirits Had Taken Him Along For a Night of Elegant Conversation – Journey to the West, Part 4
In this post, I will cover volume 4 out of 6 of Wu Cheng’en’s Journey to the West in my bilingual Chinese-English edition, which includes chapters 51 through 67, translated by W.J.F. Jenner. Before I get back to the story, … Continue reading
In this post I will cover volume 3 of Wu Cheng’en’s Journey to the West in my edition, which includes chapters 34 through 50. The story arc where we left off in volume 2 with Monkey stuck under a mountain … Continue reading
After Several Lives in the Sea of Suffering She Had Purified the Waves – Journey to the West, Part 2
Now that I am finished working on my Korean textbook, I can catch up on the Literati corner as well. This post will cover volume 2 of Journey to the West in my edition, which includes chapters 16 through 33. … Continue reading
This year, my Literati Corner selection will be Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en. I will be splitting it into six parts that will be reviewed in posts between each of my regularly scheduled series. This novel is at … Continue reading
This year’s 9th annual Silk Screen Asian Film Festival will kick off in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on April 25th with a Red Carpet Gala culture and costume party. This event includes a jazz performance, a live auction, ethnic food and dance, … Continue reading
Starting in chapter two, The Scholars is set in the Ming Dynasty, specifically in the reign of Emperor Chenghua (1447-1487). This is over 100 years later than Mian Wang in chapter one. Even though Jingzi Wu was using the Ming … Continue reading
Our next reading selection is the Rulin Waishi (儒林外史), or The Scholars, by Jingzi Wu (1701-1754). Written in 1750 during Qing Dynasty rule, the author sets it in the Ming Dynasty in order to critique his own social milieu without … Continue reading