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A history of Chinese literature.

Author: Ming Lai
Publisher: New York, John Day Co. [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysis of prose, poetry, folk-songs, short stories and the novel from very early writings through the classical periods and the literature of modern China. Includes translations of Chinese writers.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Literary collections
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ming Lai
OCLC Number: 1496655
Description: xv, 439 pages 22 cm
Contents: The poetry and folk songs of the Yin and Chou dynasties and the Spring-Autumn Period. The early recorded songs ; The life of Confucius ; The Book of poetry --
The prose of the Spring-Autumn and the Warring States periods. The evolution of prose ; Chuangtse, the man ; Chuangtse, the book --
The poetry of the Warring States Period. From the Book of poetry to Tsu Tse ; The life of Chu Yuan ; Tsu Tse --
The prose of the Han Dynasty. The lineage of the Historical record ; The life of Szema Chien ; The Historical record --
The poetry of the Han Dynasty. The lineage of Fu ; The life of Szema Hsiang-ju ; Fu by Szema Hsiang-ju and others --
The poetry of Six Dynasties. Yueh Fu and the evolution of the "five-word" poem ; The life of Tao Chien ; The poems of Tao Chien. The poetry of the Tang Dynasty. The evolution of "new-style" poetry ; The lives of Li Po and Tu Fu ; The poems of Li Po, Tu Fu, and others --
The prose of the Tang and Sung dynasties. The evolution of prose ; The life of Han Yu ; The Classical Prose Movement --
Short stories of the Tang Dynasty. "Small talk" ; Short stories of the Tang Dynasty --
The poetry of the Sung Dynasty. The emergence of Tse ; The lives of Liu Yung and Su Tung-po ; The poems of Liu Yung, Su Tung-po, and others --
Libretti of the Yuan and Ming dynasties. The emergence of Chu ; Kuan Han-ching, Wang Shi-fu, and their works ; The life of Tang Hsien-tsu and his works --
Short stories of the Sung, Yuan, and Ming dynasties. The evolution of vernacular short stories ; Popular stories of the capitol ; Feng Meng-lung and Ling Meng-tsu and their three "yen's" and two "pai's." The novels of the Ming dynasty. The evolution of vernacular novels --
The novels of the Ming dynasty. The historical novel : The three kingdoms ; The novel of adventure : All men are brothers ; The supernatural novel : Monkey ; The exposé model : Golden lotus. The prose of the Ming and Ching dynasties. The evolution of prose ; The Kung-an and Ching-ling schools and their influence ; Hsiao pin wen --
The novels of the Ching dynasty. The novel of social satire : The scholars ; The love romance : Red chamber dream ; The novel of ideas : Flowers in the mirror --
The literature of modern China (I). The literary revolution ; Modern Chinese poetry ; Modern Chinese short stories --
The literature of modern China (II). Modern Chinese prose ; Modern Chinese novels ; Modern Chinese drama.
Responsibility: by Lai Ming, with a preface by Lin Yutang.

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Analysis of prose, poetry, folk-songs, short stories and the novel from very early writings through the classical periods and the literature of modern China. Includes translations of Chinese writers.

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