Waley, Arthur intro: CHIN P'ING MEI. The Adventurous History of Hsi Men and his six Wives. London, 1950. xxii, 863 pp. 22x15 cm. Cloth, dustjacket with minor wear and loss.
GBP 25.00
A picaresque account of the amorous adventures of Xi Men, compiled in the 16th century, and periodically listed by the Chinese as a prohibited book for its deviation from the puritanical canons of official Confucianism. From the German abridged translation by Franz Kuhn. Introduction by Arthur Waley. Reprint of 1939.
Subjects: Literature
Item 624 in List 203.
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