A Primer of Newspaper Chinese (Mirror Series B, No. 31) by Yu-Ju Chih 1973
A PRIMER OF NEWSPAPER CHINESE. By Yu-Ju Chih, Published by Far Eastern Publications, New Haven, Connecticut, 1973.
Mirror Series B, No. 31 / Revised Edition
Revised Edition of a book originally published 1956. Aid in translating Chinese newspapers into English. Although Red China has "decreed the exclusive use of the vernacular in its newspapers," newspaper style in China long tended toward "classical literary style in its conventionality and its compactness." So, "As long as Chinese newspapers published in Taiwan, in Hongkong, and for Chinese groups domiciled abroad retained the traditional newspapers style, the student will still have to face its problems and some sort of textual aids are in order." Chinese language instruction text.
Paperback. Inch tear at spine top edge and a bottom cover corner tip chip, with some cover creases. Secure binding with clean pages and just a couple ink notations. 9 x 6 with 336 pages.