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Magic in the Classroom

Magic in the Classroom: Using Extraordinary Claims to Teach Critical Thinking edited by Robert Blaskiewicz, 2015. James “The Amazing” Randi began as a magician and then used his skills and … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

More Translations From The Chinese

More Translations From The Chinese by Arthur Waley, 1919.

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chinese Poems

Chinese Poems translated by Charles Budd, 1912.

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A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems

A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems translated by Arthur Waley, 1919.

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Fir-Flower Tablets: Poems Translated from the Chinese

Fir-Flower Tablets, Poems Translated from the Chinese by Florence Ayscough, English Versions by Amy Lowell, 1921.

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Poet Li Po

The Poet Li Po by Arthur Waley, 1918. Last week was Chinese New Year (Happy Year of the Goat!), so this week we’re giving you some Chinese culture, in translation.

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Grover Cleveland

Today, instead of a single biography, I’m linking to several different works and including a video lecture, all related to one President, Grover Cleveland. The more advanced student can choose … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment