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Talking Writing: Dr. Jing Tsu On “Kingdom Of Characters”

Dr. Jing Tsu
Yale University
Dr. Jing Tsu

Richard Winham shares a conversation with Dr. Jing Tsu, literary scholar and cultural historian at Yale University, on her new book, “Kingdom of Characters: The Language Revolution That Made China Modern.”

Cover of “Kingdom of Characters”
Penguin Random House