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A Couple of Soles: A Comic Play from Seventeenth-Century China
Contributor(s): Shen, Jing (Translator), Yu, Li (Author), Hegel, Robert E. (Translator)

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ISBN: 0231193556     ISBN-13: 9780231193559
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: December 2019
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Annotation: A Couple of Soles is a classic comedic romance by the seventeenth-century playwright Li Yu. The first major comedy from late imperial China to appear in English translation, it provides an unparalleled view of the theater in seventeenth-century China.

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BISAC Categories:
- Drama | Asian - General
- Literary Collections | Asian - Chinese
- Literary Criticism | Asian - General
Dewey: 895.124
LCCN: 2019025146
Series: Translations from the Asian Classics
Physical Information: 360 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Shen, Jing: - Jing Shen (Wash-U PhD) is professor of Chinese language and literature at Eckerd College. Shen's publications include Playwrights and Literary Games in Seventeenth-Century China: Plays by Tang
Xianzu, Mei Dingzuo, Wu Bing, Li Yu, and Kong Shangren (Lexington, 2010) and articles in CHINOPERL, Ming Studies, The China Review, and Asian Theatre Journal.Hegel, Robert E.: - Robert E. Hegel (Columbia PhD) is Liselotte Dieckmann Professor of Comparative Literature in Arts and Sciences and Professor of Chinese Language and Literature at Washington University, St. Louis. His publications include Reading Illustrated Fiction in Late Imperial China (Stanford, 1998) and The Novel in Seventeenth Century China (Columbia, 1981) as well asthe translated volume Idle Talk Under the Bean Arbor: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Collection (Washington, 2017) and numerous edited collections, book chapters, and articles.
 
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