The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Volume One: The Gathering / Edition 1

The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Volume One: The Gathering / Edition 1

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by Princeton University Press
     
 

"This is the first complete English translation of world literature and will immediately supersede all existing partial and abridged translations in that language. Even aside from the stunning achievement of the translation itself, the book represents a lifetime of meticulous scholarship on an enormous number of Sinological subjects. This work is the culmination of

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"This is the first complete English translation of world literature and will immediately supersede all existing partial and abridged translations in that language. Even aside from the stunning achievement of the translation itself, the book represents a lifetime of meticulous scholarship on an enormous number of Sinological subjects. This work is the culmination of David Roy's entire scholarly career and a compendium of his vast learning in all phases of traditional Chinese civilization."—Andrew Plaks, Princeton University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691016146
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
03/17/1997
Series:
Princeton Library of Asian Translations Series
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
714
Sales rank:
340,233
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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