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Mistress and maid : Jiaohongji

Author: Chengshun Meng; Cyril Birch
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2001.
Series: Translations from the Asian classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of our most acclaimed translators of Chinese drama and a specialist of Ming period literature translates one of the greatest Chinese tragedies of the first half of the seventeenth century,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Chinese drama
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Chengshun Meng; Chengshun Meng
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chengshun Meng; Cyril Birch
ISBN: 0231121687 9780231121682 0231121695 9780231121699
OCLC Number: 50666580
Description: xxvii, 363 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction Signposts of Romance Cast of Characters Scene 1: Legend Scene 2: Leaving Home Scene 3: Meeting with Bella Scene 4: Evening Embroidery Scene 5: In Search of a Beauty Scene 6: Flower Poems Scene 7: Response in Rhyme Scene 8: Trouble from Tibet Scene 9: Sharing the Lampblack Scene 10: Hugging the Stove Scene 11: Frontier Defense Scene 12: Thwarted Rendezvous Scene 13: Dispatching the Summons Scene 14: Quiet Despair Scene 15: Parting Vows Scene 16: Defense of the City Scene 17: Seeking a Cure Scene 18: Secret Pact Scene 19: The Portraits Delivered Scene 20: Cutting the Sleeve Scene 21: Sending the Matchmaker Scene 22: The Match Opposed Scene 23: A Drink with Courtesans Scene 24: The Matchmaker Reports Scene 25: Exorcism Scene 26: Third Visit Scene 27: The Slippers Scene 28: Petal Scolded Scene 29: Interrogation Scene 30: Viewing the Portraits Scene 31: Solemn Pact Scene 32: Petal Tells Scene 33: Reluctant Parting Scene 34: Envoys Appointed Scene 35: The Keepsake Scene 36: The Road to the Examinations Scene 37: Celebration Scene 38: Return in Triumph Scene 39: Bewitched Scene 40: A Haunting Suspected Scene 41: The Ghost Exposed Scene 42: Master Shuai Proposes Scene 43: Parting in Life Scene 44: Wedding Rehearsal Scene 45: Weeping on the Boat Scene 46: Petal Questioned Scene 47: Maiden's Passing Scene 48: Joined in Death Scene 49: United in the Tomb Scene 50: Reunion with Immortals
Series Title: Translations from the Asian classics.
Other Titles: Chiao hung chi.
Jiaohongji
Responsibility: by Meng Chengshun ; translated by Cyril Birch.

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"Birch has long been a leading translator of Chinese literature.... The present excellent translation includes... explanation of the metaphors and allusions found throughout the drama." -- "Choice" Read more...

 
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