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<p><b>Discover – or rediscover – the major achievements of Chinese culture and civilization.</b></p><p><i>Great Books of China</i> offers concise introductions – each of them accompanied by generous quotation (in English) from the book in question – to sixty-six works in the canon of Chinese literature.</p><p>The books chosen reflect the chronological and thematic breadth of Chinese literary tradition, ranging from such classics as <i>The Book of Songs</i> and the <i>Confucian Analects</i>, through popular dramas and novels (<i>The Romance of the Western Chamber</i>; <i>The Water Margin</i>), twentieth-century political and biographical works (<i>Quotations from Chairman Mao</i>, the autobiography of the last emperor) and modern novels that are little known in the West (<i>Memories of South Peking</i>, <i>Six Chapters from a Cadre School Life</i>).</p><p>Frances Wood presents a comprehensive, accessible and richly informative primer for the uninitiated; a box of delights that opens up an entire literary culture to the inquisitive reader.</p>

ISBN
9781837930210
Imprint
Apollo
Category
Non Fiction
Published
Pages
320
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<p>A concise introduction to sixty-six works in the canon of Chinese literature.</p>

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Editions
ISBN
9781786694515
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eBook
Title
Great Books of China
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8.99
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9781786694522
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Hardback
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Great Books of China
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20.00
ISBN
9781837930210
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Paperback
Title
Great Books of China
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10.99
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<p>Author is a well-known historian of Chinese culture. </p>

<p>An internationally appealing subject. </p>

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129
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198
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