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Song Dynasty Tales

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  • Together with the noted Tang dynasty tales, Song dynasty tales have long been highly valued and widely read in the Chinese world. As the first English translations of a selected collection of 12 Song dynasty tales, this book opens a window into the world of literature, culture, and the colorful lives of the royal house and common people in the 10th- to 13th-centuries. In addition to the translation and meticulous annotations, it offers a general introduction as well as commentaries on each tale.

  • Zhenjun Zhang obtained his MA at Peking University and PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is now Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Modern Languages and Literatures at St. Lawrence University. 

    Jing Wang received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has taught at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and is now Senior Lecturer of Chinese at Princeton University. 

ISBN: 9789813143272
Cover Type: Hardcover
Page Count: 372
Year Published: 2017