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    DescriptionOne hundred tales spanning twenty-five centuries are replete with wonders, enchantments, and transformations as people are transformed into beasts, warriors fight monsters and giants, wise animals expose human follies, and magicians practice their art.


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    Title
    Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Moss Roberts
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    Chinese
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780394739946
    ISBN 10: 0394739949
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FQ
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: FA
    Libri: I-FA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21400
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CHINES, APPR/RDRCAT, CULT/ASIAN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 65
    B&T General Subject: 218
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET040
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/CHINES
    DC21: 398.20951
    Ingram Theme: CULT/EASIAN
    BISAC V2.8: JUV012020
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 895.1/3/008
    LC classification: PL2658.E8 C48
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PL2658.E8C
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009000
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    Ill.
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Pantheon Books
    Publication date
    01 April 1984
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Moss Roberts is a professor of East Asian Studies at NYU and the author of works such as, "Three Kingdoms "and "Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies."
    Review quote
    "Brimming with magic and mortals, these enchanting legends and myths bring to mind familiar fables, yet posses an aura that is wholly Chinese . . . Enlightening and enjoyable reading." --"Booklist" "These tales from China are richly underscored by an ancient philosophical battle-- the Taoist challenge to the hierarchical rigidity of the Confucian order-- which gives the stories an edge and power uniquely their own. An enthralling collection." --"Los Angeles Times"
    Flap copy
    This fresh and elegant translation of 100 tales from 25 centuries of Chinese literature opens up a magical world far from our customary haunts. Illustrated with woodcuts.