Scenes for Mandarins

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-04-01
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr

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Table of Contents

Introduction: To the Reader as Fellow Mandarinp. 1
The White Rabbit and the Neglected Wife: The White Rabbit Playsp. 21
Xi Shi as Innocence: Liang Chenyu's The Girl Washing Silkp. 63
Xi Shi as Experience: Shan Ben's The Plantain Kerchiefp. 107
The Plight of the Amorous Ghost: Tang Xianzu's The Peony Pavilionp. 141
A Quiz For Love: Wu Bing's The Green Peonyp. 183
Bigamy Unabashed: Ruan Dacheng's The Swallow Letterp. 219
Notesp. 249
Suggested Readingsp. 255
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