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Chinese fairy tales and fantasies

Author: Moss Roberts
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes one hundred tales collected from Chinese literature spanning more than 2,500 years.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Fantasy fiction
Translations into English
Translations from Chinese
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chinese fairy tales and fantasies.
New York : Pantheon Books, 1979
(OCoLC)619946127
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moss Roberts
ISBN: 039442039X 9780394420394 0394709306 9780394709307 0394739949 9780394739946
OCLC Number: 5102128
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 259 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Tales of enchantment and magic: Cricket --
Waiting maid's parrot --
Sea prince --
Girl in green --
Butterfly dreams --
Suited to be a fish --
Li Ching and the rain god --
Jade leaves --
Wizard's lesson --
Priest of hardwork mountain --
White lotus magic --
Peach thief --
Tales of folly and greed: Magic pear tree --
Wine well --
Gold, Gold --
Stump watching --
Buying shoes --
Missing axe --
Overdoing it --
Horsetrader --
Silver swindle --
Family's fortune --
Leaf --
Tiger behind the fox --
Rich man of Sung --
Flying bull --
Social connections --
Small favor --
Pitted loquats --
Memory trouble --
Medical techniques --
Lost horse --
Deer in the dream --
Loss of memory --
Sun --
Animal kingdom: Faithful mouse --
Loyal dog --
Black and white --
Dog goes to court --
Tale of the trusty tiger --
Repentant tiger of Chaoch'eng --
Tiger boys --
Human bait --
Educated frogs and martial ants --
Snakeman --
North country wolf --
Counselor to the wolves --
Monkey keeper --
Man and beast --
Man or beast --
Fish rejoice --
Wagging my tail in the mud --
Women and wives: Li Chi slays the serpent --
Black general --
Master and the serving maid --
Cure for jealousy --
Fortune teller --
Dead son --
Golden toothpick --
King's favorite --
Divided daughter --
Ghosts and souls: Scholar's concubine --
Three former lives --
Monk from Everclear --
Monk's sins --
Truth about ghosts --
Sung Ting-po catches a ghost --
Ai Tzu and the temple ghost --
Escaping ghosts --
Test of conviction --
Drinking companions --
Censor and the tiger --
Underworld justice --
Sharp sword --
Skull --
Judges and diplomats: Sheep butcher and his king --
Prime minister's coachman --
Royal jewel --
Country of thieves --
Strategy --
Buying loyalty --
Groom's crimes --
Chain --
Hearsay --
Dreams --
Mortal lord --
One word solves a mystery --
Wise judge --
Clever judge --
Fine Phoenix --
Sun tribute --
Unofficial history of the Confucian Academy: Nature --
Civilization --
Note on the translation and transcription of Chinese --
List of sources --
Index of the tales.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Moss Roberts ; with the assistance of C.N. Tay.

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Includes one hundred tales collected from Chinese literature spanning more than 2,500 years.

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