|The Golden Lotus. [Jin Ping Mei 金瓶梅. English]|
|The Golden Lotus : a translation, from the Chinese original, of the Novel Chin Ping Mei 金瓶梅, by Clement Egerton.|
Originally published 1939.
Variously attributed to Lanling Xiaoxiaosheng 蘭陵笑笑生 or Wang Shizhen 王世貞.
Reference: Indiana Companion to Traditional Chinese Literature, p. 287-291.
Cf. C. T. Hsia, The classic Chinese novel, 1968, p. 165-202 ; Wu Han, Dushi zhaji, 1956 ; and Zheng Zhenduo, Zhongguo wenxue yanjiu, 1957. Cf. Xiaoxiaosheng kaozheng (Historical study of Chinese novels) by Jiang Ruizao, v. 1, p. 96.