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" ... is what passes among you for architecture. Your literature is the daily press, with its stream of solemn fatuity, of anecdotes, puzzles, puns, and police-court scandal. Your pictures are stories in paint, transcripts of all that is banal, clumsily... "
Letters from a Chinese Official: Being an Eastern View of Western Civilization - Sivu 29
tekijä(t) Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1903 - 75 sivua
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Letters from John Chinaman

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1902 - 62 sivua
...boxes, one like another, lacking in all that is essential, loaded with all that is superfluous—this is what passes among you for architecture. Your literature...engine, and that engine itself out of gear! Such is the 25 picture your civilization presents to my imagination. I will not say that it is so that it appears...

The Living Age, Nide 232

1902
...scandal. Your pictures are stories in paint, transcripts of all that is banal, clumsily botched bj< amateurs as devoid of tradition as of genius. Your...a huge engine, and that engine itself out of gear! The type of average Englishman whom "John Chinaman" describes, without culture, without ideal, without...

Letters from a Chinese Official: Being an Eastern View of Western Civilization

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1903 - 75 sivua
...write a poem, or paint a picture; still less can you worship or aspire. Look at your streets ! Row [28] upon row of little boxes, one like another, lacking...error, it is under strong provocation ; and already [29] I feel that I owe you an apology. Yet what I have said I cannot withdraw; and I shall not regret...

Letters from a Chinese Official: Being an Eastern View of Western Civilization

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1906 - 75 sivua
...architecture. Your literature is the daily press, with its stream of solemn fatuity, of aneodotes, puzzles, puns, and police-court scandal. Your pictures...error, it is under strong provocation ; and already [29] I feel that I owe you an apology. Yet what I have said I cannot withdraw; and I shall not regret...

Letters from John Chinaman

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1904 - 62 sivua
...works you may be known. . Your triumphs in the mechanical arts are the obverse of your failure in all that calls for spiritual insight. Machinery of every...engine, and that engine itself out of gear ! Such is the 25 picture your civilization presents to my imagination. I will not say that it is so that it appears...

Letters from a Chinese Official: Being an Eastern View of Western Civilization

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1906 - 75 sivua
...as your inner is dead; you are blind and deaf. Ratiocination has taken the place of perception; ai^d your whole life is an infinite syllogism from premises...! ) Society a huge engine, and that engine itself rfut of gear! Such is the picture your civilization presents to my imagination. I will not say that...

Shelburne Essays: Shelburne essays

Paul Elmer More - 1910
...this bland Oriental, "are the obverse of your failure in all that calls for spiritual insight. . . . Ratiocination has taken the place of perception; and...huge engine, and that engine itself out of gear!" No practical socialist could express a more complete animosity toward existing conditions than does...

Letters from a Chinese Official: Being an Eastern View of Western Civilization

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - 1918 - 75 sivua
...architecture. Your literature is the daily press, with its stream of solemn fatuity, of aneodotes, puzzles, puns, and police-court scandal. Your pictures...that it is so that it appears to every intelligent Chinainan; for the Chinese, unlike you, are constitutionally averse to drawing up an indictment against...

Arrows of Desire: Essays on Our National Character and Outlook

John Stuart Mackenzie - 1920 - 260 sivua
...Your pictures are stories in paint, transcripts of all that is banal, clun sily botched by an ateurs as devoid of tradition as of genius. Your outer sense...Such is the picture your civilization presents to ny in agination.' This is at least the impression that it n ight well make upon the mind of a stranger....

Empires of the Mind: I. A. Richards and Basic English in China, 1929-1979

Rodney Koeneke - 2004 - 256 sivua
...John Chinaman expresses serious reservations about its advantages. 76 "Rationalization," he notes, "has taken the place of perception; and your whole...picture your civilization presents to my imagination." 77 Despite these criticisms, his observations underscore the point that rational, scientific thought...
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