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The Perfect Lady by Mistake and other Stories
AuthorFeng Menglong 馮夢龍, 1574-1646
Dolby, William, fl. 1967-
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherP. Elek
Date1976Phys. Desc.183 p., [6] ℓ of plates : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberPL2698.P373 F364 1976
The Perfect Lady by Mistake and other Stories / by Feng Menglong (1574-1646) ; translated with an introduction by William Dolby.
"Of the six stories in this vol., The perfect lady by mistake, and three other stories, are translated from the collection entitled Xingshi hengyan; the Li Bai is from Jingshi tongyan, and Yang Jiao is from Yushi mingyan. All three collections, commonly called "Sanyan," were edited and amplified by Feng Menglong."
Contents: The perfect lady by mistake -- Li Bai (Li Po), God in Exile, drunken drafts his "Letter to daunt the Barbarians" -- A joke over fifteen strings of cash brings uncanny disaster -- Two magistrates vie to marry an orphaned girl -- Yang Jiao throws away his life in fulfilment of a friendship -- On big tree slope a faithful tiger acts best man.
Subject(s)Chinese fiction--Translations into English
China--Social life and customs--Fiction
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #12544