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By Edward Z. Epstein

Right here for the 1st time is the full, fascinating tale of an on-set romance that became a lifelong love tale among silver display legends Audrey Hepburn and William Holden. In 1954, Hepburn and Holden have been America’s sweethearts. either gained Oscars that yr and jointly they filmed Sabrina, a now-iconic movie that maintains to motivate the worlds of movie and fashion.

Audrey & Bill tells the tales of either stars, from prior to they met to their electrifying first come upon once they started making Sabrina. the affection affair that sparked on-set used to be particularly short-lived, yet used to be a turning element within the lives of either stars. Audrey & Bill follows either Hepburn and Holden as their lives crisscrossed via to the top, delivering an inside of examine the Hollywood of the Fifties, ’60s, and past. via in-depth examine and interviews with former pals, co-stars, and studio staff, Audrey & Bill writer Edward Z. Epstein sheds new gentle at the stars and the interesting occasions during which they lived.

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Indd 27 7/4/2013 5:15:17 PM 28 Notes to Part 1 7 For a discussion of the influence and development of Confucian thought in modern China, see Louie (1984); De Bary (1995); Hui (2005); and Bell (2008a). 8 On the cultural influences of Confucianism among ethnic Chinese in the workplace, see Hofstede and Bond (1988); and Robertson and Hoffman (2000). For a discussion of the impact of Confucianism from sixteenth to eighteenth century Europe, see Rowbotham (1945); and Yu (2009). 1 An incense burner and a bell used during ceremonial rituals in ancient China Introduction Confucius’ work is so rich that there are many possible ways to explore his ideas and their significance.

Csikszentmihalyi (2002) points out how Confucius had been wildly eulogized by the time of the Han dynasty (206 bce–220 ad): Confucius was thought to have possessed superhuman abilities, have displayed visible marks placed by Heaven that proved his destiny to rule as king, have transmitted esoteric teachings and prophecies to his disciples, and have been sanguine about serving the ghosts and spirits. Because of these qualities, Confucius was seen and treated increasingly as a divinity. (p. 135) This section introduces readers to a brief background of the life, personality and influence of Confucius.

We note from the passage above that Confucius highlights the importance of modesty and genuine sorrow in one’s observance of li. Confucius is against any observance of li that glorifies pride (‘extravagant’), and is insincere and fastidious. Confucius believes that true virtue stems from within a person, and is not just an outward display of piety. 13) – someone who takes something that does not belong to him, in this case, virtue. 12, ‘If I do not [participate in a] sacrifice [in my spirit], it is as if I have not sacrificed [at all]’ (吾不與祭,如不祭).

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