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Author Luo, Ye, compiler.

Title The drunken man's talk : tales from medieval China / compiled by Luo Ye ; translated by Alister D. Inglis.

Publication Info. Seattle ; London : University of Washington Press, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  895.1842 L97D    Check Shelf
Description xxiii, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Note Translated from the Chinese.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-214).
Summary This collection of short stories, anecdotes, and poems was likely compiled during the 13th century. Tales of romantic love--including courtship, marriage, and illicit affairs--unify the collection and make it an essential primary source for literary and social history, since official Chinese history sources did not usually discuss family conflict or sexual matters. This volume, the first complete translation of The Drunken Man's Talk (Xinbian zuiweng tanlu) in any language, includes an introduction that explores the literary significance of the work as well as annotations explaining the symbolism and allusions found in the
Subject Chinese literature -- Translations into English.
Chinese literature. (OCoLC)fst00857595
Genre/Form Chinese fiction -- Translations into English.
English fiction -- Translations from Chinese.
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Inglis, Alister D. David, 1963- translator.
Added Title Works. Selections. English
Other Form: ebook version 9780295806044
ISBN 9780295994734 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
0295994738 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
9780295741765 (paperback)
9780295806044 (ebook)
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