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Masterworks of Asian Literature in Comparative Perspective: A Guide for Teaching

EDITED BY BARBARA STOLLER MILLER ARMONK, NEW YORK: M. E. SHARPE, 1993 XVI+ 583 PAGES “ Dad,” one of my sons said to me when he was a college sophomore, “I wish I knew Chinese.” I eagerly explained just how he could arrange to learn it, and was ready to go on to talk about Mandarin, Cantonese, and the rest, when he interrupted: “You weren’t listening to me. I didn’t say I want to learn Chinese; I said I wish I knew Chinese.”  That’s the problem. Separated from most of us ...