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The inconstancy of Madam Chuang [Jingu qiguan 今古奇觀. English]
AuthorBaowenglaoren 抱甕老人
Feng Menglong 馮夢龍, 1574-1646
Ling Mengchu 凌濛初, 1580-1644
Howell, Edward Butts, b. 1879
Pub. LocationShanghai 上海PublisherKelly & Walsh
Date[1900?]Phys. Desc.vii, 259 p., [12] ℓ of plates ; 22 cm.
LocationStacksCall NumberPL2997.I627.B278 1900
The inconstancy of Madam Chuang : and other stories from the Chinese / translated by E. B. Howell, with twelve illustrations by a native artist.
Translation of selected stories from the collection: Jingu qiguan 今古奇觀.
"Printed in Great Britain."

Contents: Translator's note -- The inconstancy of Madam Chuang -- The minister, the lute, and the woodcutter -- The diplomacy of Li T'ai-po -- The wonderful adventure of Li, duke of Ch'ien -- The judgment of magistrate T'eng -- Marriage by proxy.

Subject(s)Short stories, Chinese--Translations into English
Short stories, Chinese--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644
Chinese fiction--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--Translations into English
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #16449