Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Friendship in ArtFou Lei and Huang Binhong$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Claire Roberts

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9789888028405

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM HONG KONG SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.hongkong.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Hong Kong University Press, 2020. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in HKSO for personal use.date: 28 March 2020

Fou Lei: Shanghai and Paris

Fou Lei: Shanghai and Paris

Chapter:
(p.10) (p.11) 1 Fou Lei: Shanghai and Paris
Source:
Friendship in Art
Author(s):

Claire Roberts

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.003.0002

This chapter discusses the early life of Fou Lei, who was known as one of the greatest translators of French literature prior to the Cultural Revolution. He was also known for the letters he wrote to his sons Fou Ts'ong and Fou Min, which were published posthumously as Fou Lei's Family Letters. The chapter describes Lei's childhood, family home, and education, up until he travelled from Shanghai to Paris, where he learned French.

Keywords:   early life, Fou Lei, translators, French literature, Cultural Revolution, Family Letters, Paris

Hong Kong Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .