LU Yan

Hu Shi, the famous advocate of vernacular language reform. Hu took a moderate, pragmatic approach to both politics and culture, arguing that one moved gradually to reach revolutionary ends.

Hu Shi was a leader of the early twentieth century New Culture Movement. Hu was known for his writings on language reform and literature revolution. Labeled as the leader who sought construction, not destruction, Hu Shi was criticized by conservatives and Communists

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:50-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, Language and Learning|Comments Off on HU Shi (Hú Shì 胡适)|Hú Shì 胡适 (HU Shi)

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