The Plum in the Golden Vase Or, Chin PIng Mei, Volume One: The Gathering Lanling Xiaoxiao Sheng

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The Plum in the Golden Vase Or, Chin PIng Mei, Volume One: The Gathering by Lanling Xiaoxiao Sheng
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In this first of a planned five-volume set, David Roy provides a complete and annotated translation of the famous Chin Ping Mei, an anonymous sixteenth-century Chinese novel that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ching, a corrupt, upwardlyMoreIn this first of a planned five-volume set, David Roy provides a complete and annotated translation of the famous Chin Ping Mei, an anonymous sixteenth-century Chinese novel that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ching, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines.

This work, known primarily for its erotic realism, is also a landmark in the development of the narrative art form--not only from a specifically Chinese perspective but in a world-historical context.



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