Learn to Write Chinese Characters (Yale Language)

Learn to Write Chinese Characters (Yale Language)

By: Johan Bjorksten (author)Paperback

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An introductory manual for writing Chinese characters specifically designed for English-speaking readers. The author guides the reader through the fundamentals of writing, introduces the various scripts used in China and demonstrates how to write with a fountain pen rather than a brush.

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The history and structure of characters - looking up characters in a dictionary; the aesthetics of characters - alive on paper; writing characters; the tools of writing; how to practice; the basic strokes; some composite strokes; stroke order; the aesthetics of characters - composition; some characters have a key stroke; characters fit in imaginary squares; repeated elements are executed with variation; some characters have left and right parts; some characters have left, middle, and right parts; some characters have a top-bottom structure; framed characters; a few difficult characters; the radicals; a poem and more characters to practice - "A Thought on Still Night"; characters to practice.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780300057713
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 123
  • ID: 9780300057713
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 0300057717

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