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The plum in the golden vase, or, Chin P'ing Mei. Volume four, The climax

Author: Xiaoxiaosheng; David Tod Roy
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
Series: Princeton library of Asian translations.
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This is the fourth and penultimate volume in David Roy's celebrated translation of one of the most famous and important novels in Chinese literature. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century work that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines. The novel, known  Read more...
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Xiaoxiaosheng.
Plum in the golden vase, or, Chin P'ing Mei. Volume four, The climax.
Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2011
(OCoLC)687685958
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xiaoxiaosheng; David Tod Roy
ISBN: 9781400838585 1400838584
OCLC Number: 726747913
Description: 1 online resource (lxvii, 959 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CAST OF CHARACTERS; CHAPTER 61: Han Tao-kuo Prepares an Entertainment for Hsi-men Ch'ing; Li P'ing-erh Painfully Observes the Double Yang Festival; CHAPTER 62: Taoist Master P'an Performs an Exorcism on the Lantern Altar; Hsi-men Ch'ing Laments Egregiously on Behalf of Li P'ing-erh; CHAPTER 63: Friends and Relatives Offer Funeral Oblations at a Memorial Feast; Hsi-men Ch'ing Is Reminded of Li P'ing-erh While Watching a Drama; CHAPTER 64: Yü-hsiao Kneels in Making an Appeal to P'an Chin-lien.
Series Title: Princeton library of Asian translations.
Other Titles: Jin Ping Mei ci hua.
Chin P'ing Mei
Climax
Responsibility: translated by David Tod Roy.

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"[A] book of manners for the debauched. Its readers in the late Ming period likely hid it under their bedcovers."--Amy Tan, New York Times Book Review Praise for the previous volumes: "[I]t is time Read more...

 
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