|The Abbot and the Widow : tales from the Ming dynasty. [Pai'an jingqi 拍案驚奇. Erpai heji 二拍合集. English]|
|Author||Ling Mengchu 凌濛初, 1580-1644|
|Pub. Location||Norwalk, CT||Publisher||EastBridge|
|Date||2004||Phys. Desc.||xv, 249 p. : ill. ; 22.5 cm.|
|Location||Dir. Office Gallery||Call Number||PL2698.L55 A28 2004|
|The abbot and the widow : tales from the Ming dynasty / Ling Mengchu ; translated by Ted Wang and Chen Chen ; introduction by Teresa Chi-Ching Sun.|
Selected stories from two collections: Pai'an jingqi 拍案驚奇, also called Erpai heji 二拍合集.
Editors use the title 'Slapping the desk in astonishment' (books 1 & 2).
Illustrations from Ming editions included.