Imperfect Understanding: Intimate Portraits of Chinese Celebrities

by Christopher Rea

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction, by Christopher Rea

Chapter 2: Imperfect Understanding, by Wen Yuan-ning

Epigraph

Note

1. Mr. Wu Mi, A Scholar and a Gentleman

2. Dr. Hu Shih, A Philosophe

3. The Late Mr. Hsu Tse-mo, A Child

4. Mr. Chou Tso-jen, Iron and Grace

5. The Late Mr. Liang Yu-ch’un, A Chinese Elia

6. Mr. John Wong-Quincey

7. The Late Mr. Chu Chao-hsin

8. Dr. Wellington Koo

9. Dr. V.K. Ting

10. The Late Mr. Ku Hung-ming

11. Mr. Wu Lai-hsi

12. Mr. Yang Ping-ch’en

13. Mr. Teng H. Chiu

14. Mr. Chen T’ung-pe

15. Mr. Liang Chung-tai

16. Mr. Sheng Ch’eng

17. Dr. S.G. Cheng

Chapter 3: Unedited Biographies

1. Han Fu-chu, the Good Bully of Shantung, by Yih Chang-mung

2. Ma Chun-wu, by C.T. [Chen Ta]

3. Doleful Mei Lan-fang, by E.K. Moy

4. Y.R. Chao

5. Emperor Malgré Lui

6. John C.H. Wu

7. Miss Kao Kyuin-san

8. Feng Yu-hsiang

9. The SyCip Brothers

10. Dr. Robert Lim, A Scientist

11. Tan Ka Kee, Merchant and Idealist

12. Dr. Y.T. Tsur

13. Ku Meng-yu

14. Chu Ming-yi

15. George T. Yeh [by Qian Zhongshu]

Chapter 4: Intimate Portraits

1. Dr. Lim Boon Keng

2. Dr. Lim Boon Keng, Once More, by F.T. Wang

3. Miss Huang Lu-ying

4. Lin Shu-hwa, Woman Novelist, by Chien-Chao Fei

5. Lu Tso-fu

6. Mr. Liang Lone

7. Dr. Wu Lien-teh

8. Dr. Liu Fu

9. Wang Teh-lin, “A Fighting Bull,” by L.Y. [Lin Yu]

10. Mr. Wu Chih-hui

11. Ms. Ku Zing-whai

12. Dr. Fung Yu-lang

13. Liu Tieh-yun

14. Chang Tai-yen

15. Sun Da-yu

16. Hsu Sheh-yu (Lao She)

17. Mr. Eugene Shen

18. Liu Hai-sou & Li Ching-hui

19. Mr. Li Shih-ch’en

Appendices

Brief Biographies of Subjects and Authors of the Critic Series

Review of Imperfect Understanding, by Qian Zhongshu (1935)

Review of Imperfect Understanding, by T.K. Chuan (1935)

Review of Imperfect Understanding in The North-China Herald (1935)

Publication information

Other writings by Wen Yuan-ning

Writings about Wen Yuan-ning

Name Finding List

References

Index


 

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