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Ancient tales and folklore of China. [Myths & legends of China]
AuthorWerner, E. T. C. (Edward Theodore Chalmers), 1864-1954
Pub. LocationLondonPublisherBracken Books
Date1986Phys. Desc.453 p., [16] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
LocationDirector's OfficeCall NumberBL1825.W46 1986
Ancient tales and folklore of China / Edward T.C. Werner ; with thirty-two illustrations in colour by Chinese artists.
Reprint of the 1922 ed. entitled: Myths & legends of China.
Includes index.
"...The chief literary sources of Chinese myths are the Lidai shenxian tongjian 歷代神仙通鑒, the Shenxian liezhuan 神仙列傳, the Fengshen yanyi 封神演義, and the Soushen ji 搜神記. In writing the following pages I have translated or paraphrased largely from these works ... and at times quoted from the....volumes on Chinese superstitions by Père Henri Doré....in Variétés Sinologiques.--Preface. ***Graphic resource
Subject(s)Mythology, Chinese
Legends--China
Folklore--China
Tales--China
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #7204
ISBN1851700218 ; 9781851700219OCLC15541548