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Stories from a Ming collection

Meng-lung Feng

Stories from a Ming collection

translations of Chinese short stories published in the seventeenth century

by Meng-lung Feng

  • 368 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English.,
  • Short stories, English -- Translations from Chinese.,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of selections from Ku chin hsiao shuo.

    Other titlesArt of the Chinese story teller
    Statementby Cyril Birch.
    SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works, Evergreen book -- E-473
    ContributionsBirch, Cyril, 1925-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.F3813 St3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. :
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15460458M

    The Book of Swindles, by Zhang Yingyu 張應俞 (fl. ), is a collection of fascinating tales that speak to a common concern over time and across cultures—namely, anxiety about deception.A product of the publishing boom in seventeenth-century China, with a preface dated , the book is “said to be the first Chinese story collection focused explicitly on the topic of fraud” (xiii). Shuhui Yang is professor of Chinese at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine. Yunqin Yang is a simultaneous interpreter in the United Nations Secretariat. Together, they translated Feng's Gujin xiaoshuo as "Stories Old and New: A Ming Dynasty Collection (volume 1)". (source: Nielsen Book Data) Supplemental links Table of contents.

    Stories from a Ming collection translations of Chinese short stories published in the seventeenth century by Feng, Menglong. 2 Want to read; Published by Greenwood Press in Pages: Ocean World Short Story Collection. Series: The Ocean World; By Ming Wei (Volume 1) A collection of three short stories that is a supplement/add-on to the full length books in the Ocean World Book series. Includes the stories (a) The Battle of Fungi Valley (b) Battle Of The Amazon.

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A collection of Ming period stories. The Ming Dynasty was a time that fiction flourished. In particular travelling storytellers served the interests of the working class public so these stories popularized colloquial formats in writing and recitation/5. out of 5 stars Stories from a Ming Collection: The Art of the Chinese Storyteller.

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Read more.5/5(3). This collection of 40 stories, as translated into English, is based on a famous two-volume Chinese publication. KU CHIN CHI KUAN - the Chinese title, meaning Startling Stories Old and New. The entire collection was compiled and edited by Master Feng Meng Long during the Ming Dynasty (AD ).5/5(1).

This selection of stories from Feng Menglong’s collection, Stories Old and New (originally published in ), includes representative types of the storyteller’s traditional art.

“The Pearl-Sewn Shirt” is a cautionary romance describing the tragedy of a broken marriage; the heroic biography, which depicts a neglected man of high worth. Stories From a Ming Collection is a book compiled by Fang Menglong and translated by Cyril Birch, of a collection of popular moral tales of oral tradition that were told by Chinese storytellers during the T’ang Dynasty in the Chinese marketplaces.

Stories from a Ming Collection contains six stories from Feng Menglong's s collection Stories Old and New, chosen to give a feel for that collection and for the genre. "The Lady Who Was a Beggar" is a morality tale about a man who gets rid of his wife once he attains fortune; it is prefaced with a shorter tale about a woman rejecting a husband who later makes good.

52 rows  New. Stories from a Ming Collection: The Art of the Chinese Story-Teller. Upc: /5(64). Stories from a Ming Collection is a work which reveals clearly people's life in various levels in traditional China.

How does the book portray different levels of people's life (including scholars, peasants, military men, working men and women, beggars etc.), and from their life how do you perceive. Stories from a Ming collection by Cyril Birch (Compiled by) starting at $ Stories from a Ming collection has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Presented here are nine tales from the celebrated Ming dynasty Sanyan collection of vernacular stories compiled and edited by Feng Menglong (), the most knowledgeable connoisseur of popular literature of his time in China.

The stories he collected were pivotal to the development of Chinese vernacular fiction, and their importance in the Chinese literary canon and/5. Stories from a Ming Collection and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Stories from a Ming Collection by Cyril Birch Translator - AbeBooks.

Get this from a library. Stories from a Ming collection: translations of Chinese short stories published in the seventeenth century.

[Menglong Feng; Cyril Birch]. Stories from a Ming Collection Stories from a Ming Collection is a work which reveals clearly people's life in various levels in traditional China. How does the book portray different levels of people's life (including scholars, peasants, military men, working men and women, beggars etc.), and from.

Stories from a Ming Collection is a work which reveals clearly people's life in various levels in traditional China. How does the book portray different levels of people's life (including scholars, peasants, military men, working men and women, beggars etc.), and from their life how do you perceive Chinese society.

Stories Old and New, also known by its later name Stories to Enlighten the World (喻世明言), is a collection of short stories written by Feng Menglong during the Ming was published in Suzhou in It is considered to be pivotal in the development of Chinese vernacular : Feng Menglong (editor).

And an appendix offers two classical Ming short stories — written in classical rather than vernacular Chinese — which were the sources for stories in the collection. The seven stories in Falling in Love can, however, stand by themselves, with the background not so foreign, even to those unfamiliar with the period, and the allusions mostly.

Stories from a Ming Collection by Feng Menglong,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Stories from a Ming Collection: Feng Menglong: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(65).

The Book of Swindles: Selections from a Late Ming Collection, Zhang Yingyu, Christopher Rea (trans), Bruce Rusk (trans) (Columbia University Press, September ) The better stories are actually the more quotidian ones that don’t involve peculiar eating habits. These feature dishonest tradesmen, men on the make, wily women and out and out.

The Book of Swindles (Piàn jīng 騙經), also known by its longer title, A New Book for Foiling Swindlers, Based on Worldly Experience (Jiānghú lìlǎn dùpiàn xīnshū 江湖歷覽杜騙新書), is said to be the first Chinese story collection about fraud.

The collection contains eighty-four short stories about swindling, fraud, and deception. Written and compiled by Zhang Yingyu, it was. Presented here are nine tales from the celebrated Ming dynasty Sanyan collection of vernacular stories compiled and edited by Feng Menglong ( ), the most knowledgeable connoisseur of popular literature of his time in China.

The stories he collected were pivotal to the development of Pages:. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Stories from a Ming collection.

Translations of Chinese short Feng, Menglong, View full catalog record. The Paperback of the Stories from a Ming Collection: The Art of the Chinese Storyteller by Feng Menglong at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be :   The Book of Swindles, compiled by an obscure writer from southern China, presents a fascinating tableau of criminal ingenuity.

The flourishing economy of the late Ming period created overnight fortunes for merchants—and gave rise to a host of smooth operators, charlatans, forgers, and imposters seeking to siphon off some of the new wealth.