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Retribution The Jiling Chronicles

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ISBN-10: 0231128746

ISBN-13: 9780231128742

Edition: 2003

Authors: Yung-p`ing Li, Howard Goldblatt, Sylvia Li-Chun Lin

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Changsheng, the wife of Liu Laoshi, is raped, she hangs herself after the attack. Liu Laoshi exacts bloody vengeance on the rapist's own wife and favourite prostitute. This act of sexual violence and its retribution provide the narrative pivot around which is woven a web of interconnecting stories.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 9/25/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Li Yung-p'ing is a Chinese-Malaysian writer and one of Taiwan's best-known and most controversial novelists. His other works include Haidong Qingand Zhu Ling's Wanderings in the Wonderland.Howard Goldblatt is professor of Chinese literature at the University of Notre Dame. He is translator of The Taste of Apples(Columbia, 2001) and co-editor of The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature(Columbia, 1996). Sylvia Li-chun Lin is assistant professor of East Asian languages and literature at Notre Dame. Together they have translated Chu T'ien-wen's Notes of a Desolate Manand Alai's Red Poppies.

White Dress
In Great Blessings Lane
Sun Showers
Red Sky Ballad
Empty Doors
Worldly Affairs
Eleven's Mother
Chaos in Heaven
Snake Enmity
A Wonderful Spring Rain
Night in a Desolate Town
Raining Flowers
Flowers Rain from the Sky