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The First Chinese AmericanThe Remarkable Life of Wong Chin Foo$
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Scott D. Seligman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139897

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.001.0001

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Chop Suey (1884–86)

Chop Suey (1884–86)

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(p.125) 13 Chop Suey (1884–86)
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The First Chinese American
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Scott D. Seligman

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139897.003.0013

Owing to his enthusiasm in Chinese theater, which sprang from his boyhood in Shandong, Wong attempted to bring a San Francisco Chinese theater troupe to New York, offering the Americans an opportunity to better comprehend Chinese culture. He also founded a Chinese language school in 1884, and in the meantime he studied law and worked as an interpreter. Between 1883 and 1886, Wong sold approximately 50 articles which fundamentally centred on China and the Chinese people, and these articles intrigued an array of American readers.

Keywords:   Chinese theater, Chinese language school, Interpreter, Law, Chinese culture, America, China, Chinese American, Wong Chin Foo

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