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: Confucianism
For this year’s first foreign language selection, I have decided on Dowon Park’s Martyr’s Country (박도원의”순교자의 나라”), which is a four volume historical epic from 2007, probably about a thousand pages total. We’ll see how far I can get through … Continue reading
As we begin a new year, I have a new project that I’m launching that I hope you’ll find as exciting as I do. I was thinking about my knowledge base and how I can expand my reach with that … Continue reading
For my final series of 2016, I want to cover another East Asian classic, this time Korea’s Mujŏng (The Heartless), a novella written by Kwang-su Yi. Mujŏng was serialized in 1917, and it runs about 270 pages. You can purchase … Continue reading
This time in the Literati Corner, I’ll finish my review of Ji Junxiang’s Zhao the Orphan (纪君祥(元)的中国古代悲劇故事-赵氐孤儿) and cover the last four chapters. Cheng Ying tries to decide how he should proceed with his plot to save Zhao the Orphan … Continue reading
This time in the Literati Corner, I will be doing a short series on the well-known classical Chinese tragedy by Ji Junxiang, Zhao the Orphan (纪君祥(元)的中国古代悲劇故事-赵氐孤儿). I will be looking at this bilingual Chinese-English adaptation by Jianping Wang and Yutang … 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
The fourth and final memoir of Lady Hyegyǒng was written in 1805 and details the tragic decline and death of her husband, Prince Sado. She wrote it for her grandson Sunjo mainly because she was the last witness to the … Continue reading
The third memoir of Lady Hyegyǒng was written in 1802 and was addressed to her grandson King Sunjo in the hopes that Sunjo would fulfill her late son Jǒngjo’s wish that she and Sado be honored as his true parents. … Continue reading