In English. 280 pages. Adapted by Chen Meilin, English translated by Sun Haichen.Introduction: The plays of the Yuan Dynasty are a highpointin the history of Chinese literature comparable to the descriptive prose of the Han, the classic poetry of the Tang, and the ci poems of the Song dynasties. These plays, mostly written by poor scholars, present city life in a style popular with the ordinary townspeople of the time.Fourteen plays are here selected with a variety of themes such trials, heoric deeds of noble outlasw, romance and history. They will give readers a glimpse into the beauty and charm of representative works by some of China's greatest playwrightsof eight hundred years ago.
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Book Description Foreign Languages Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M7119003429
Book Description Foreign Languages Press, Beijing, 1997. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Translated into English by Sun Haichen. Tight, clean and crisp. This is a Brand New book. Flawless, and in perfect condition. ; 1 x 7.8 x 5.12 Inches; 280 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 14126
Book Description Foreign Languages Press. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. Language:English.Author:Chen Meilin.Binding:Soft Cover.Publisher:Foreign Languages Press. Bookseller Inventory # 0700152