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Humans, beasts, and ghosts : stories and essays

Author: 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: 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: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionWritten in the Margins of Life and Human, Beast, GhostAuthor's Preface to the 1983 Editions of Written in the Margins of Life and Human, Beast, GhostWritten in the Margins of LifeDedicationAcknowledgmentsPrefaceThe Devil Pays a Nighttime Visit to Mr. Qian ZhongshuWindowsOn HappinessOn LaughterEatingReading Aesop's FablesOn Moral InstructionA PrejudiceExplaining Literary BlindnessOn WritersNotesHuman, Beast, GhostFirst Preface to the 1946 Kaiming EditionSecond Preface to the 1946 Kaiming EditionGod's DreamCatInspirationSouvenirNotesEditionsFurther Reading in EnglishTranslators
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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