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Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio

Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio( )
Author: Songling, Pu
Introduction by: Minford, John
Translator: Minford, John
ISBN:978-0-14-044740-8
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.00
Book Description:

The Strange Tales of Pu Songling (1640-1715) are exquisite and amusing miniatures that are regarded as the pinnacle of classical Chinese fiction. With their elegant prose, witty wordplay and subtle charm, the 104 stories in this selection reveal a world in which nothing is as it seems. Here a Taoist monk conjures up a magical pear tree, a scholar recounts his previous incarnations, a woman out-foxes the fox-spirit that possesses her, a child bride gives birth to a thimble-sized baby, a...
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Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.109 x 7.761 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:0.915 Pounds
Author Biography
Songling, Pu (Author)
John Minford studied Chinese at Oxford and has taught in China, Hong Kong, and New Zealand.




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