The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Volume Four: The Climax

The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei: Volume Four: The Climax

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This is the fourth and penultimate volume in David Roy's celebrated translation of one of the most famous and important novels in Chinese literature. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century work that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines. The novel, known primarily for its erotic realism, is also a landmark… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (July 05, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 1,016 pages

File size: 23 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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