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Falling in love, with all its accompanying problems, was a subject of obsessive interest among writers and readers in the Ming Dynasty, when society held strictly to arranged marriages. The stories in this engaging collection all deal with this theme in very different ways, sometimes comically, sometimes tragically. They portray young people choosing their own lovers, resorting to ingenious stratagems and risky escapades in defiance of contemporary mores. Chosen to represent the best works from the great age of the vernacular story, they offer an admirable introduction to the world of Chinese fiction in this era.All of the stories in

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Table of contents online: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip066/2006000849.html.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122904490
Subtitle:
Stories from Ming China
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
Subject:
Love in literature
Subject:
Chinese fiction
Subject:
Asian - Chinese
Subject:
Chinese fiction -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2006
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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