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The Colloquial Short in China

A Study of the San-Yen Collections

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PAPERBACK

$4.50 • £3.95 • €4.00

ISBN 9780674142008

Publication Date: 01/01/1956

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John Lyman Bishop has included English versions of four previously untranslated representative San-yen stories: a detective story, an erotic story, an exemplary tale, and a pseudo-historical heroic story. The Latin, German, French, and English translations of San-yen stories are listed in the appendix. Although this book will be of primary interest to specialists, the stories make highly entertaining reading.

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