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Griever, an American monkey king in China

Author: Gerald Robert Vizenor
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1987
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Griever de Hocus, accomopanied by his rooster, Matteo Ricci, plays havoc with the monolithic institutions of the People's Republic of China in Vizenor's inspired retelling of the classic Chinese Journey to the West.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vizenor, Gerald Robert, 1934-
Griever, an American monkey king in China.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1987
(DLC) 90032972
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Robert Vizenor
ISBN: 9780816683383 0816683387
OCLC Number: 614468697
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: CONTENTS; PART 1 Xiazhi: Summer Solstice; BOUND FEET; HOLOSEXUAL CLOWN; JADE RABBIT; PEKING NIGHTINGALE; MATTEO RICCI; GRIEVER MEDITATION; FREE THE GARLIC; MUTE PIGEON; PART 2 Dashu: Great Heat; PANIC HOLES; STONE SHAMAN; BLACK OPAL; PEACH EMPEROR; PART 3 Bailu: White Dew; VICTORIA PARK; OPERA COMIQUE; SWEET PICCOLOS; EXECUTION CARAVAN; PART 4 Quifen: Autumn Equinox; OBO ISLAND; DUCK WEBS; OUTDOOR MOVIES; FORBIDDEN CITIES; BLUE BONES; BLUE CHICKEN; ULTRALIGHT ESCAPE; EPILOGUE; PUBLICATION NOTE.
Responsibility: Gerald Vizenor.

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Weaving political commentaries and Chinese and American Indian myths, this tale is about Griever de Hocus, a tribal "trickster" who decides to go to the People's Republic of China and create havoc by  Read more...

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