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The Resource Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays, Qian Zhongshu ; edited with an introduction by Christopher G. Rea ; with translations by Dennis T. Hu [and others]

Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays, Qian Zhongshu ; edited with an introduction by Christopher G. Rea ; with translations by Dennis T. Hu [and others]

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Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays
Title
Humans, beasts, and ghosts
Title remainder
stories and essays
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Qian Zhongshu ; edited with an introduction by Christopher G. Rea ; with translations by Dennis T. Hu [and others]
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  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
Zhongshu Qian was one of twentieth-century China's most ingenious literary stylists, the author of short stories, essays, and a brilliant comedic novel that has inspired generations of Chinese readers. Writing between the early years of the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) and the Communist takeover in 1949, Qian was a pioneering modernist and extraordinary satirist whose insight into the irony and travesties of modern China remains stunningly fresh. This eagerly awaited translation joins Qian's collection of iconoclastic essays on life, language, and literature, Written on t
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Weatherhead books on Asia
Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays, Qian Zhongshu ; edited with an introduction by Christopher G. Rea ; with translations by Dennis T. Hu [and others]
Label
Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays, Qian Zhongshu ; edited with an introduction by Christopher G. Rea ; with translations by Dennis T. Hu [and others]
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/qian15274
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This book brings together the essay collection "Written in the margins of life (Xie zai ren sheng bian shang)" and the short story collection "Human, beast, ghost (Ren shou gui)."
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Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Written in the Margins of Life and Human, Beast, Ghost; Author's Preface to the 1983 Editions of: Written in the Margins of Life and Human, Beast, Ghost; Written in the Margins of Life; Dedication; Acknowledgments; Preface; The Devil Pays a Nighttime Visit to Mr. Qian Zhongshu; Windows; On Happiness; On Laughter; Eating; Reading Aesop's Fables; On Moral Instruction; A Prejudice; Explaining Literary Blindness; On Writers; Notes; Human, Beast, Ghost; First Preface to the 1946 Kaiming Edition; Second Preface to the 1946 Kaiming Edition; God's Dream; Cat
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1 online resource (viii, 220 pages).
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online
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9780231526548
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rdamedia
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