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The Invention of Li Yu - a book by Hanan, Patrick

The Invention of Li Yu

The Invention of Li Yu( )
Author: Hanan, Patrick
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
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Li Yu, 1610-1680, was a brilliant comic writer and entertainer, a thoroughgoing professional whose life was in his work-plays, stories, a novel, criticism, essays, and poems. Hanan places him in the society of his day, where even his precarious livelihood, his constant search for patronage, did not dampen his versatility, his irreverent wit, or his jocund spirit. Li was an exceptional figure in Chinese culture for two reasons: his disregard of the authority of tradition, and his...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Asian / Chinese
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds

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