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Stories from a Ming collection translations of Chinese short stories published in the seventeenth century by Meng-lung Feng

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English,
  • Short stories, English -- Translations from Chinese

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works : Chinese series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2658 E8 F38 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination205p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15397422M

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This collection of 40 stories, as translated into English, is based on a famous two-volume Chinese publication. KU CHIN CHI KUAN - the Chinese title, meaning Startling Stories Old and New. The entire collection was compiled and edited by Master Feng Meng Long during the Ming Dynasty (AD ).5/5(1). This selection of stories from Feng Menglong’s collection, Stories Old and New (originally published in ), includes representative types of the storyteller’s traditional art. “The Pearl-Sewn Shirt” is a cautionary romance describing the tragedy of a broken marriage; the heroic biography, which depicts a neglected man of high worth.   Stories From a Ming Collection is a book compiled by Fang Menglong and translated by Cyril Birch, of a collection of popular moral tales of oral tradition that were told by Chinese storytellers during the T’ang Dynasty in the Chinese marketplaces. Stories from a Ming Collection contains six stories from Feng Menglong's s collection Stories Old and New, chosen to give a feel for that collection and for the genre. "The Lady Who Was a Beggar" is a morality tale about a man who gets rid of his wife once he attains fortune; it is prefaced with a shorter tale about a woman rejecting a husband who later makes good.

52 rows  New. Stories from a Ming Collection: The Art of the Chinese Story-Teller.. Upc: /5(64). Stories from a Ming Collection is a work which reveals clearly people's life in various levels in traditional China. How does the book portray different levels of people's life (including scholars, peasants, military men, working men and women, beggars etc.), and from their life how do you perceive. Stories from a Ming collection by Cyril Birch (Compiled by) starting at $ Stories from a Ming collection has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   Presented here are nine tales from the celebrated Ming dynasty Sanyan collection of vernacular stories compiled and edited by Feng Menglong (), the most knowledgeable connoisseur of popular literature of his time in China. The stories he collected were pivotal to the development of Chinese vernacular fiction, and their importance in the Chinese literary canon and/5.

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