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Superfluous Words by Qu Qiubai

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English


  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • China,
  • Communists,
  • Political prisoners,
  • Revolutionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJamie Greenbaum (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8906961M
ISBN 101740761200
ISBN 109781740761208

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The game "The Fourth Superfluous" - logical game for children which includes two games. In the first game at each level four pictures will be represented, among them the child needs to find that which is superfluous. Choosing the excess picture, the child learns to .   Choose the following words to fill in the blank: thesis,superfluous, voluntarily, converted, priority, disposal, files, intervene, hierarchy, chemistry, stimulated. The boss was obliged to __________ in the dispute between the secretary and the receptionist because they weren’t getting any work done. Superfluous definition is - exceeding what is sufficient or necessary: extra. How to use superfluous in a sentence. Did You Know?   Reviews Qu Qubai; Jamie Greenbaum, translator. Superfluous Words. Canberra: Pandanus Books, xi, pp. Paperback $, isbn 1­­­0. Born in to a literati family in Jiangsu, Qu Qiubai was a major intellectual figure of the May Fourth period, one of China's first Marxist literary thinkers, and an early leader of the Chinese Communist Party in the late s and early.