Lin Yutang

Novelist, Author

1895 – 1976

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Who was Lin Yutang?

Lin Yutang was a Chinese writer, translator, linguist and inventor. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the West.

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Born
Oct 10, 1895
Banzai
Also known as
  • Lin Hele
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • China
  • Taiwan
Profession
Education
  • University of Leipzig
  • Harvard University
  • Saint John's University, Shanghai
Died
Mar 26, 1976
Hong Kong

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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