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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

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Topsy-Turvy Emperor of China

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The mean and monstrously ugly Emperor Cho Cho Shang decrees that everything in China be the opposite of what it was-the just and beautiful becomes unjust and ugly; cruel and hideous is now fair and lovely. The kingdom is hopelessly topsy-turvy until a few brave souls, starting with the Emperor's own son, decide to resist the madness and put things right again.

"Gleefully parodies modern times (or any other rotten times)...This spoof speaks truth."-The New Yorker

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374475888
Translator:
Singer, Isaac Bashevis
Author:
Shub, Elizabeth
Translator:
Shub, Elizabeth; Singer, Isaac Bashevis
Translator:
Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Shub, Elizabeth
Author:
Singer, Isaac Bashevis
Author:
Jusim, Julian
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Number:
Sunburst ed.
Series Volume:
96-17
Publication Date:
19960426
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.46x6.22x.15 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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