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The Abbot and the Widow : tales from the Ming dynasty. [Pai'an jingqi 拍案驚奇. Erpai heji 二拍合集. English]
AuthorLing Mengchu 凌濛初, 1580-1644
Pub. LocationNorwalk, CTPublisherEastBridge
Date2004Phys. Desc.xv, 249 p. : ill. ; 22.5 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberPL2698.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.
Subject(s)Ling Mengchu 凌濛初, 1580-1644--Translations into English
China--Social life and customs--16th-17th centuries--Fiction
SeriesSignature books (White Plains, N.Y.)
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #12250