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The Story of the Western Wing

The Story of the Western Wing( )
Author: Wang, Shi-fu
Introduction by: West, Stephen H.
Idema, Wilt L.
ISBN:978-0-520-20184-2
Publication Date:Mar 1995
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $57.95
Book Description:

China's most important love comedy, Wang Shifu's Xixiangji, or The Story of the Western Wing, is a rollicking play that chronicles the adventures of the star-crossed lovers Oriole and Student Zhang. Since its appearance in the thirteenth century, it has enjoyed unparalleled popularity. The play has given rise to innumerable sequels, parodies, and rewritings; it has influenced countless later plays, short stories, and novels and has played a crucial role in the...
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Book Details
Pages:300
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.596 x 23.393 x 2.286 cm
Book Weight:0.545 Kilograms



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