Stories for Saturday Twentieth-Century Chinese Popular Fiction

ISBN-10: 0824826906
ISBN-13: 9780824826901
Edition: 2003
Authors: Timothy C. Wong
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Description: In the first half of the 20th century, many Chinese lost themselves in tales of scandal, romance and martial gallantry - standard reading for city dwellers craving escape. The stories selected and translated here are a record of what urban life was  More...

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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

In the first half of the 20th century, many Chinese lost themselves in tales of scandal, romance and martial gallantry - standard reading for city dwellers craving escape. The stories selected and translated here are a record of what urban life was like, as well as what readers wished it to be.

Preface
Scandal
The Confidence in the Game
The Red Chips
Rickshaw Man
Love
The Bridal Palanquin
For the Love of Her Feet
So Near, So Far
Gallantry
On the Road to Thistle Gate
The Windmaster
From Marvelous Gallants, Chapter 40
Crime
The Black Cat
The Sunglasses Society
The Ghost in the Villa
Satire
In the Pawnshop
A Writer's Tribulations
Men's Depravity Exposed
Afterword
Publication Notes
About the Authors

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