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Chiang, Yee

silent traveller in Oxford ...

by Chiang, Yee

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Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oxford (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Chiang, Yee, 1903- -- Travel -- England -- Oxford.,
    • University of Oxford -- Students.,
    • Oxford (England) -- Description and travel.,
    • Oxford (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten and illustrated by Chiang Yee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.O98 C5 1945
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 183, [1] p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6483860M
      LC Control Number45007374
      OCLC/WorldCa1357935

      Others followed: The Silent Traveller in London (), the The Silent Traveller in the Yorkshire Dales (), and The Silent Traveller in Oxford (). Despite paper shortages and rationing, these books were kept in print. In he published "The Silent Traveller: a Chinese Artist in Lakeland" based on a fortnight he spent in the area the previous August. He went on to publish "Silent Traveller" books about London in ; War Time in ; The Yorkshire Dales in ; and Oxford .

      THE SILENT TRAVELLER: CHIANG YEE IN BRITAIN International Symposium. PAST EVENT – ACADEMIC CONFERENCE. Sat 29 Jun, 10am–4pm. Lecture Theatre. With experts, authors and academics specialising in the work of Chiang Yee. Learn about the life and career of Chinese writer and painter Chiang Yee in this symposium with biographer Da. The Silent Traveller in London is a book by the Chinese author Chiang Yee. It covers his pre-war experience in London, the capital city of England and the United book is illustrated by the author with colour and monochrome plates in a Chinese style.. The book was originally published by Country Life in London. Second and third impressions were published in and a fourth.

      the silent traveller in london. oxford: signal books XVI, p. (lost and found series). The Silent Traveller is a pairing of traveller's clothes and traveller's memoirs. The sets are soft uniforms, intended for sleep, play, working or exploring in, mental or physical travel. Each edition features a different book selected from my personal collection alongside a corresponding garment set.


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First published inThe Silent Traveller in Oxford evokes a wartime city of shortages and blackouts. It also captures an earlier age of university life, when students drank sherry and scaled college walls to escape prowling Bulldogs/5(5).

The Silent Traveller in Oxford Hardcover – January 1, by CHIANG YEE (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings/5(5). First published inThe Silent Traveller in Oxford evokes a wartime city of shortages and blackouts.

It also captures an earlier age of university life, when students drank sherry and scaled college walls to escape prowling Bulldogs/5.

The Silent Traveller in Oxford (German) Hardcover – January 1, by Chiang Yee (Author, Illustrator)5/5(1). First published inThe Silent Traveller in Oxford evokes a wartime city of shortages and blackouts.

It also captures an earlier age of university life. Title: the silent traveller in oxford. Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 29) of Sort By. Author/Artist A-Z Author/Artist Z-A Highest Price Lowest Price Lowest Total Price Most Recently Listed Relevance Seller Rating Title A-Z Title Z-A UK Sellers first Year of Publication Ascending Year of Publication Descending.

Show results for. His most famous book is probably "The Silent Traveller in London" which is a must-have as well. But a quick note on this edition of "The Silent Traveller in Oxford" by Interlink Press - it includes a nice new introduction to the work, but unfortunately the author's original watercolour paintings are not reproduced in colour as they were in the /5(5).

Exiled from China inand separated from his family, Chiang Yee spent over 40 years away from his homeland. Adopting the name the Silent Traveller, he produced some of the most evocative, unique, and enduring travel books ever written/5. The Silent Traveller in Oxford Hardcover – 1 Jan.

by Chiang Yee (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Chiang Yee. The Silent Traveller in Oxford by Chiang Yee,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(19).

Book Description Interlink, Condition: Very Good. Yee, Chiang. The Silent Traveller in Oxford. Northampton, United Kingdom: Interlink, pp. 8vo. Paperback. Book condition: Very good with rubbed cover and subtly bumped edges. Seller Inventory # UYEESIL00HMR. More information about this seller | Contact this sellerPrice Range: £ - £   What was meant to be a brief escape turned into a five-year stay, an affectionate relationship with the city, and the fifth in the hugely successful "Silent Traveller" series.

Looking at the city and its historic university with the curiosity and openness of a complete stranger, Chiang Yee paints a revealing picture of Oxford's particular Pages: In the Chinese writer Chiang Yee arrived in Oxford as a refugee from the London Blitz, his lodgings having been bombed.

He came to Oxford, he writes, "in rather a turmoil". What was meant to be a brief escape turned into a five-year stay, an affectionate relationship with the city, and the fifth in the hugely successful "Silent Traveller".

A painter, calligrapher, poet, lecturer and travel writer, he wrote the classic textbook Chinese Calligraphy as well as the renowned Silent Traveller series, covering cities as diverse as Oxford, New York /5(10).

Chiang Yee, self-styled as "The Silent Traveller", was a Chinese poet, author, painter and calligrapher. The success of The Silent Traveller in London was followed by a series of books in the same vein, all of which he illustrated himself.

Chiang is most famously remembered in China for his translation of "Coca Cola" to 可口可樂, pronounced KěKǒu KěLè, meaning "delicious delight".

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chiang, Yee, Silent traveller in Oxford. London: Methuen, (OCoLC) Document Type. Exiled from China in and separated from his wife and children, Chiang Yee spent over 40 years away from his homeland. Adopting the name The Silent Traveller, he threw himself into his passions—writing, painting and poetry—and produced some of the most evocative, unique and enduring travel books ever written.4/5.

The silent traveller in Oxford. [Chiang Yee] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for TLS "This delightful book gives to Oxford a delicate and remote charm." Punch. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "The silent traveller in Oxford.

Silent Travelers vividly describes these and many other episodes of medicalized prejudice and analyzes their impact on public health policy and beyond. The book shows clearly how the equation of 1/5(1). Adopting the name the Silent Traveller, he threw himself into his passions--writing, painting and poetry--and produced some of the most eveocative, unique and enduring travel books ever written.

The Silent Traveller series began with this imaginative book on the Lake District, which was an immediate success on its first publication in the s 5/5(1).According to Anna Wu, assistant curator at the V&A, The Silent Traveler in London is “characterised by themed ruminations on a wide variety of seemingly trivial subjects such as the weather, teatime, children, books and the theatre.” Yee’s advice to newcomers in London is genuinely a product of his own process of navigation and.SILENT TRAVELLER book.

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