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The courtesan's jewel box : Chinese stories of the Xth-XVIIth centuries
AuthorYang Xianyi 楊憲益, 1915-
Yang, Gladys 戴乃迭, 1919-1999
Pub. LocationPeking 北京PublisherForeign Languages Press
Date1957Phys. Desc.553 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberPZ1.C787 Y264 1957
The courtesan's jewel box : Chinese stories of the Xth-XVIIth centuries / [Translated by Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang].

Contents: The Jade Worker -- The Honest Clerk -- Fifteen Strings of Cash -- The Monk's Billet-Doux -- The Foxes' Revenge -- The Hidden Will -- The Two Brothers -- The Beggar Chief's Daughter -- A Just Man Avenged -- The Tattered Felt Hat -- The Courtesan's Jewel Box -- The Oil Vendor and the Courtesan -- The Old Gardener -- Marriage by Proxy -- The Proud Scholar -- The Tangerines and the Tortoise Shell -- The Story of a Braggart -- The Alchemist and his Concubine -- A Prefectship Bought and Lost -- The Merry Adventures of Lazy Dragon.

Subject(s)Short stories, Chinese--Translations into English
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionBibl. Sinensis Soc. IesuRec. #16742
LCCN57-41973OCLC1160311