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The Romance of the Western Chamber. [Xixiang ji 西廂記. English]
AuthorWang Shifu 王實甫, fl. 1295-1307
Guan Hanqing 關漢卿, ca. 1210-ca. 1298
Yuan Zhen 元稹, 779-831
Hsiung, S. I. [Xiong Shiyi 熊式一], 1902-1991
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherColumbia University Press
Date1968Phys. Desc.xliv, 280 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberPL2693.H75 E5 1968
The Romance of the Western Chamber / Translated by S.I. Hsiung.
Half title: Xixiang ji, Xiong Shiyi yi 西廂記, 熊式一譯.
A reprint of the 1936 ed., with a new introduction by C.T. Hsia.
Reissued for the Columbia College program of translations from the oriental classics.
Appendix (p. 271-[281]):--The story of Ts'ui Ying-ying (Cui Yingying), by Yuan Chen (779-831 A.D.)
Also known as: Yingying zhuan 鶯鶯傳.

OCLC record notes: Generally ascribed to Wang. Earlier it was believed that Wang wrote the first four parts and Guan Hanqing wrote the Continuation. The theme is based on the short story by Yuan Zhen (Huizhen ji 會真記), a poet of the eighth century. Cf. p. xxii and xxxviii.

Subject(s)Chinese drama--Yuan dynasty, 1260-1368
SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works: Chinese series
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [M5]Rec. #13531