By Noel Perrin
Certainly one of America's best essayists writes approximately forty literary masterpieces which have been wrongfully forgotten or have been neglected within the first position.
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Kai Lung's ability to tell stories that are apt to Shan Tien's own circumstances, and even more Hwa-mei's brilliant stratagems, keep delaying it. At the end, both of them win free and go out to eat their rice together. Meanwhile, Kai Lung has told ten absolutely glorious stories. " And many others as good. This degraded and incapable reviewer doubtless errs through his very discreditable lack of training in contempo- Page 19 rary Chinese thought. He nevertheless ventures to assert that reading Mr.
He drops his drab provincial name, and flames out as W. N. P. Barbellion. (The whole name is charged with significance. " As for three initials, they were and still are a class indicator in Englandthey indicate gentry. . ) This is a delightful success story, made still more delightful by the fact that Barbellion was such a lively man. Many scientists are brilliant, single-focused, and boring. Barbellion was brilliant, multi-focused, and fascinating. From age sixteen on, his journal gradually expanded to include all the things that interested him.
In London, he sits behind an Irish girl (and her date) in a theater. " They manage to exchange smilestwiceand all night he can think of nothing else. Two days later a newspaper is indignantly refusing to run his ad trying to get in touch with her; they suspect he's recruiting prostitutes. " Few Englishmen allowed such thoughts to surface then, much less rushed home to record them in a diary. If Barbellion had lived to be a Fellow of the Royal Society, an old professor with a knighthood, as he dreamed of doing, his journal would still be among the twenty or so best in English.
A reader's delight by Noel Perrin