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Stories from a Ming collection.

Meng-lung Feng

Stories from a Ming collection.

by Meng-lung Feng

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of selections from Ku chin hsiao shuo.

    StatementTranslations of Chinese short stories published in the seventeenth century, by Cyril Birch.
    SeriesAn Evergreen book, E-473, UNESCO collection of representative works: Chinese series, UNESCO collection of representative works
    ContributionsBirch, Cyril, 1925- , tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.F3813 St3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23334092M
    LC Control Number68044187

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A collection of Ming period stories. The Ming Dynasty was a time that fiction flourished. In particular travelling storytellers served the interests of the working class public so these stories popularized colloquial formats in writing and recitation/5.

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The two tales that will be analyzed specifically come from The Lady who was a Beggar, both centering on important moral. Presented here are nine tales from the celebrated Ming dynasty Sanyan collection of vernacular stories compiled and edited by Feng Menglong (–), the most knowledgeable connoisseur of popular literature of his time in China.

The stories he collected were pivotal to the development of Chinese vernacular fiction, and their importance in the Format: Paperback. Stories from a Ming Collection by Feng Menglong,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(66). Presented here are nine tales from the celebrated Ming dynasty Sanyan collection of vernacular stories compiled and edited by Feng Menglong (), the most knowledgeable connoisseur of popular literature of his time in China.

The stories he collected were pivotal to the development of Chinese vernacular fiction, and their importance in the /5. The Book of Swindles (Piàn jīng 騙經), also known by its longer title, A New Book for Foiling Swindlers, Based on Worldly Experience (Jiānghú lìlǎn dùpiàn xīnshū 江湖歷覽杜騙新書), is said to be the first Chinese story collection about fraud.

The collection contains eighty-four short stories about swindling, fraud, and deception. Written and compiled by Zhang Yingyu, it was.

Stories from a Ming Collection的书评 (全部 1 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 此心安处Ivy   Stories to Caution the World is the first complete translation of Jingshi tongyan, the second of Feng Menglong's three collections of stories which were pivotal in the development of Chinese vernacular fiction.

These tales, whose importance in the Chinese literary canon and in world literature is without question, have been compared to Boccaccio's Decameron and the stories 4/4(1).

Stories from a Ming Collection is a work which reveals clearly people's life in various levels in traditional China. How does the book portray different levels of people's life (including scholars, peasants, military men, working men and women, beggars etc.), and from their life how do you perceive Chinese society.

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Read More About Cyril Birch. About The Book. Stories from a Ming Collection contains six stories from Feng Menglong's s collection Stories Old and New, chosen to give a feel for that collection and for the genre.

"The Lady Who Was a Beggar" is a morality tale about a man who gets rid of his wife once he attains fortune; it is prefaced with a shorter tale about a woman rejecting a husband who later makes good. Get this from a library. Stories from a Ming collection: translations of Chinese short stories published in the seventeenth century.

[Menglong Feng; Cyril Birch]. These are just a few of the entertaining and surprising tales to be found in this seventeenth-century work, said to be the earliest Chinese collection of swindle stories.

The Book of Swindles, compiled by an obscure writer from southern China, presents a fascinating tableau of criminal ingenuity. The flourishing economy of the late Ming period. The Book of Swindles, by Zhang Yingyu 張應俞 (fl. ), is a collection of fascinating tales that speak to a common concern over time and across cultures—namely, anxiety about deception.A product of the publishing boom in seventeenth-century China, with a preface datedthe book is “said to be the first Chinese story collection focused explicitly on the topic.

Stories Old and New (Chinese: 古今小說), also known by its later name Stories to Enlighten the World (喻世明言), is a collection of short stories written by Feng Menglong during the Ming was published in Suzhou in It is considered to be pivotal in the development of Chinese vernacular fiction.Short stories Fiction Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Feng, Menglong, Stories from a Ming collection.

London, Bodley Head [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Menglong Feng; Cyril Birch.Feng Menglong (–), courtesy names Youlong (猶龍), Gongyu (公魚), Ziyou (子猶), or Eryou (耳猶), was a Chinese historian, novelist, and poet of the late Ming was born in Changzhou County (長洲縣, not Changzhou), now part of Suzhou, in Jiangsu Province.

Feng was born into a scholar-bureaucrat gentry household, where he and his brothers Feng Menggui (馮 .