. And it is in
such cross-cultural interaction that Lin Yutang developed his philosophical
notion of youmo as ‘‘tolerant irony’’ based on the Taoist ironical stance to-
wards life as well as the Confucian ‘‘Spirit of Reasonableness.’’
Keywords: humor/‘youmo’; translation; Chinesecross-cultural; Lin Yutang
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plicit relation with ‘humor.’ To Chinese speakers, youmo, or ‘‘幽默,’’ has
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3. China—History—Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368.
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Workshop entitled “Eurasian Influences on Yuan China: Cross-Cultural
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Binghamton University on 20 and 21 November 2009. Professors John
Chaffee (of Binghamton University), Ralph Kauz (now at Bonn
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and Mathieu Torck (of Ghent University) had conceived of the need
for such a workshop, and Professor Chaffee, with
on multilingual practices in a borderland school
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academic power or benefits of any kind in China; or, the cross-cultural semiotics
there would not have been dominated by any