Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the 17th Century

Stories from a Ming Collection: Translations of Chinese Short Stories Published in the 17th Century

by Feng Meng-Lung
     
 

The popularity of the Chinese story-teller goes back to the market place of the T'ang dynasty, but the familiar figure came into his own in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and his audience included not only the populace but men of leisure and the Emperor as well. This selection of six stories from Feng Meng-lung's collection includes representative types of the…  See more details below

Overview

The popularity of the Chinese story-teller goes back to the market place of the T'ang dynasty, but the familiar figure came into his own in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and his audience included not only the populace but men of leisure and the Emperor as well. This selection of six stories from Feng Meng-lung's collection includes representative types of the story-teller's traditional art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313200670
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1978
Series:
Unesco Collection of Representative Works

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