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Stories to Caution the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 2

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Stories to Caution the World is the first complete translation of Jingshi tongyan, the second of Feng Menglong's three collections of stories which were pivotal in the development of Chinese vernacular fiction. These tales, whose importance in the Chinese literary canon and in world literature is without question, have been compared to Boccaccio's Decameron and the stories of A Thousand and One Nights . Peopled with scholars, emperors, ministers, generals, and a gallery of ordinary men and women in their everyday ...

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Stories to Caution the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 2
2015, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295996400

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Stories to Caution the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 2
2005, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295985688

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Stories to Caution the World: A Ming Dynasty Collection, Volume 2
2005, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295985527

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