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The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P

The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei

The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei( )
Edited and Translated by: Roy, David Tod
Series title:Princeton Library of Asian Translations Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
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This is the fifth and final volume in David Roy's celebrated translation of one of the most famous and important novels in Chinese literature. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century work that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines. The novel, known primarily for its erotic realism, is also a landmark in the...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.474 x 9.048 x 1.562 Inches
Book Weight:2.125 Pounds

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