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6 edition of For the Record and Other Poems of Hong Kong found in the catalog.

For the Record and Other Poems of Hong Kong

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Proverse Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry anthologies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature & Fiction / Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13078575M
    ISBN 109628557025
    ISBN 109789628557028
    OCLC/WorldCa53433670

    HONG KONG REVIEW OF BOOKS 香港書評 Ignatius G.D. Suglo reviews a book that collects visceral images of Hong Kong’s last ghetto. Who Are Universities For? Michael O’Sullivan reviews a book that dares to ask the fundamental question facing all universities in the twenty-first century.   The All-Purpose Children's Poem, Roger McGough 69th Hong Kong Speech Festival Let me record two versions of any piece for the Hong Kong Speech Festival. The first will be . 10 best books by women to read this International Women’s Day; Many schools encourage their pupils to learn poems by heart, in the hope that they will develop a lifelong enthusiasm for : Emma Lee-Potter.


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--Ian Wotherspoon, 'The Overseas Pensioner', United Kingdom, (From a review of both 'Moving House and other Poems from Hong Kong' and 'For The Record and other Poems of Hong Kong'.) Not simply a keenly observed collection of Hong Kong scenes, but also a privileged view into the emotional, intellectual and spiritual life of its writerAuthor: Gillian Bickley.

When the costs of World War II and the Japanese Empire broke the back of Europe's colonies in Asia, a new chapter began in Hong Kong as well. Prof. Tsang shows a Hong Kong that somewhat resembles the United States in that it is For the Record and Other Poems of Hong Kong book refuge for immigrants from troubled foreign countries, although in the case of Hong Kong almost everyone came from Cited by: "Over Hong Kong" presents a fascinating insight into a bustling community and an inspiring city where the "can-do" spirit thrives, yet where one can still get away from it all.

With over spectacular photographs, including extremely rare shots from the s, complemented by detailed captions, provides an unforgettable look at one of the Cited by: 1. This is a list of Hong Kong poets, both people born in Hong Kong or residing there. The list includes both Chinese language poets and poets writing in other languages.

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