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Blades of Grass: The Stories of Lao She (Fiction from Modern China)

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Synopsis:

Lao She's stories proved to be very good indeed, moving and delighting readers for many years and establishing him as a master of classic modern fiction. Thankfully we now have access to a rich collection of his short stories in superb English translations. These stories showcase the varied facets of Lao She's impressive talent and draw us effortlessly into his world — and we emerge the better for it.

This is a writer eternally immersed in and fascinated by the kaleidoscope of humankind. The stories are characterized by humor and by intensely sympathetic explorations of human relationships. Some of them are unsettling. Many are poignant. Most of them make us laugh. All evoke the color and energy of life, for Lao She is also a connoisseur of the everyday with a keen appreciation of the concrete detail.

Table of Contents

The grand opening — An old and established name — No distance too far, no sacrifice too great — Black Li and White Li — Also a triangle — An old man's romance — Hot dumplings — Life choices — Neighbors — Crooktails — Ding — A man who doesn't lie — Rabbit — Attachment.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824818036
Translator:
Lyell, William A.
Translator:
Chen, Sarah Wei-Ming
Translator:
Lyell, William A.
Translator:
Chen, Sarah Wei-Ming
Author:
She, Lao
Author:
Lyell, William A.
Author:
Lao She
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Location:
Honolulu :
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Lao, She
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-307).
Series:
Fiction from Modern China
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.93x5.26x.80 in. .74 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Lao She's stories proved to be very good indeed, moving and delighting readers for many years and establishing him as a master of classic modern fiction. Thankfully we now have access to a rich collection of his short stories in superb English translations. These stories showcase the varied facets of Lao She's impressive talent and draw us effortlessly into his world — and we emerge the better for it.

This is a writer eternally immersed in and fascinated by the kaleidoscope of humankind. The stories are characterized by humor and by intensely sympathetic explorations of human relationships. Some of them are unsettling. Many are poignant. Most of them make us laugh. All evoke the color and energy of life, for Lao She is also a connoisseur of the everyday with a keen appreciation of the concrete detail.

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