Idema, Wilt L. ed: MENG JIANGNU BRINGS DOWN THE GREAT WALL. Ten Versions of a Chinese Legend. Washington, 2008. xi, 295 pp. One b/w illustration. 23x15 cm. Cloth.
The ten versions are ballads and chantefables (alternating chanted verse and recited prose), five from urban printed texts of the late imperial period and five from oral performances and partially-reconstructed texts collected recently in rural areas. An accompanying essay examines the appeal of this popular Chinese tale.
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 516 in printed List 192.
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