Pearl Buck


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United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)

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He had these delusions of grandeur that he could stand against Pearl Buck and these powerful publishers.
The work claims that Pearl Buck played an important role in the 1930s-1950s in trying to shape US government policy toward Asia and toward other parts of the non-white world, and shaping the attitudes of the American public toward the Asians.
Nominees for the pounds 10,000 biography prize include books about American industrialist Henry Ford, Scottish author Alasdair Gray and Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl Buck.
It's the voice of the parent's movement that started with Pearl Buck and like minded parents.
If Buck "opened a door between the American and Chinese worlds that had been firmly closed," as Spurling claims, her biography, Pearl Buck in China, and Anchee Min's novel, Pearl of China, open the door to a new understanding of Buck--and, for neophyte readers, of twentieth-century China.
From Amelia Earhart to Jane Goodall to Pearl Buck, Margaret Mead and many more women not as well known, these are examples of what determined women can accomplish.
The small port was also a transit point for foreign writers like Somerset Maugham, Han Suyin, Pearl Buck, and J.
The Pearl Buck novel on which the film was based was republished -- using key art from the film -- as was a behind-the-scenes book.
The 48 individuals covered in this book include not only persons well known for their connections to or views on China, such as Marco Polo, Voltaire, Ezra Pound, Pearl Buck, Edgar Snow, and Richard Nixon, but also those whose attitudes towards China are less well-known, such as Jane Austen.
In the first Xi examines the theological evolution of three influential figures: physician Edward Hicks Hume, editor Frank Joseph Rawlinson, and educator Pearl Buck.
There are the familiar accounts of Commodore Anson's abortive 1743 visit to Canton and the fateful embassy of Lord Macartney to Peking 50 years later, but also less well-known reports of earlier Portuguese and Dutch embassies and later visitors like Pierre Loti and American residents Pearl Buck and Edgar Snow.
Conn presents a Pearl Buck for the nineties: a feminist, antiracist and early multiculturalist who challenged Americans to abandon previous stereotypes.
It ignores the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Pearl Buck, as well as two of America's most widely quoted poets-emma Lazarus and Julia Ward Howe.
You can't take the Nobel Prize, or, for that matter, any prize given to artists, very seriously; after all, James Joyce did not win a Nobel but Pearl Buck did.