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The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literatureby Victor H. Mair
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Including works of varied genres from fiction and poetry to folk stories and elegies, travelogues and jokes to criticism and theory, this wide-ranging collection brings together more than two thousand years of great works in one portable volume.
"Innovative, talented, lively, and splendidly readable." Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
"A lifetime spent reading Chinese literature has produced this enormous, enthralling, canon-exploding book.... Often, the funniest and liveliest entries are translated by the editor himself, who has an uncanny ability to capture puns and rhymes even in English translation.... [W]onderful." Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie
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