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The taste of apples

Author: Chunming Huang; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001.
Series: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of everyday life in rural and small-town Taiwan. This book portrays characters which are generally the uneducated and disadvantaged who must cope with assaults on their traditionalism,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Chunming Huang; Chunming Huang
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chunming Huang; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 0231122608 9780231122603 0231122616 9780231122610
OCLC Number: 44720538
Notes: Most of these stories were first translated and published in the collection entitled: The drowning of an old cat, and other stories. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1980.
Description: xv, 251, [5] pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The fish --
The drowning of an old cat --
His son's big doll --
The gong --
Ringworms --
The taste of apples --
Xiaoqi's cap --
The two sign painters --
Sayonara/Zaijian.
Series Title: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Responsibility: Huang Chun-ming ; translated by Howard Goldblatt.

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"The literary master whom Huang seems most to resemble is Anton Chekhov. Huang portrays his characters with the same kind of compassionate objectivity, gentle humor, and sharp poignancy. His style is Read more...

 
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