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Strange Stories from A Chinese Studio

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Strange Stories from A Chinese Studio by P'u Sung-ling
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A classic of fantastic and criminous Chinese folk tales superbly translated and annotated by the celebrated Sinologist, Herbert A. Giles. The stories in this volume are translated from the 17th Century collection called the Laio-Chai Chi-i of P'u Sung-Ling, a collection of weird tales which include stories of magic, devilry, vampirism and other fantastic themes. Giles was professor of Chinese at Cambridge as well as British Consul at Ningpo.
Release date NZ
May 7th, 2003
Author
Audience
  • General (US: Trade)
Contributor
  • Translated by A Giles Herbert
Edition
annotated edition
Imprint
University Press of the Pacific
Pages
516
Dimensions
131x204x31
ISBN-13
9781410205476
Product ID
1853253

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