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Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays

Author: 钱锺书, 1910-1998 ; Zhongshu Qian; Christopher G Rea; Dennis T Hu
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2011.
Series: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Zhongshu Qian; Zhongshu Qian
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 钱锺书, 1910-1998 ; Zhongshu Qian; Christopher G Rea; Dennis T Hu
ISBN: 9780231152747 0231152744 9780231152754 0231152752 9780231526548 0231526547
OCLC Number: 629700345
Notes: 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)."
Description: viii, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
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 Inspiration Souvenir Notes Editions Further Reading in English Translators
Series Title: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Other Titles: Written in the margins of life.
Human, beast, ghost.
Responsibility: Qian Zhongshu ; edited with an introduction by Christopher G. Rea ; with translations by Dennis T. Hu [and others].

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Qian is both funny and clever throughout Humans, Beasts, and Ghosts, and this volume serves as a good introduction to an author that is well worth knowing. -- M.A. Orthofer The Complete Review Read more...

 
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