9781883513238

China: A Traveler's Literary Companion

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  • ISBN13:

    9781883513238

  • ISBN10:

    1883513235

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-28
  • Publisher: INGRAM
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Summary

"Whether revealing small-town superstitions or exposing Beijing's underworld, these works of literary fiction offer insights to modern China. The diversity and dynamics of a country on its way to being the economic power of the world are reflected here in the literature of its best writers."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Map
Zhejiang
Hometownp. 1
Spring Silkwormsp. 17
Shanghai
Sealed Offp. 49
The Longtangp. 67
Henan
Black Bristle, White Bristlesp. 76
West Hunan
Meijin, Baozi, and the White Kidp. 104
Shandong
Old Gunp. 122
Beijing
Hot and Cold, Measure for Measurep. 143
Taipei
Man of La Manchap. 169
Hong Kong
The Floating Cityp. 183
Western Sichuan
The Fishp. 196
Heilongjiang
On the Oxcartp. 213
Permissionsp. 229
About the Editorp. 231
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