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Title Monks, bandits, lovers, and immortals : eleven early Chinese plays / edited and translated with an introduction by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema.
Imprint Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub., c2010.
Description xlii, 478 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Call # 895.124 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-468) and index.
Contents Finding list of northern dramas in this anthology by editions -- Table of dynasties -- Conventions -- Guan Hanqing -- Moving heaven and shaking earth: the injustice to Dou E -- Rescriptor-in-waiting Bao thrice investigates the butterfly dream -- Beauty pining in her boudoir: the pavilion for praying to the moon / Bai Pu -- Autumn nights of the lustrous Emperor of Tang: rain on the Wutong tree / Ma Zhiyuan -- Breaking a troubling dream: a lone goose in autumn over the palaces of Han / Zheng Guangzu -- Dazed behind the green ring lattice, Qiann's soul leaves her body / Li Xingdao -- Rescriptor-in-waiting Bao's clever trick: the record of the chalk circle / Anonymous -- Zhongli of the Han leads Lan Caihe to enlightenment / Zhu Youdun -- Leopard monk returns to the laity of his own accord -- Black Whirlwind Li spurns riches out of righteousness -- Writing club of Hangzhou -- Little Butcher Sun -- Appendix 1: Note on the translation and study of early Chinese drama in Europe and the United States -- Appendix 2: Suggested readings -- Appendix 3: Partial list of modern English translations of early drama.
Subject Chinese drama -- 960-1644.
Addl. Author West, Stephen H.
Idema, W. L. (Wilt L.)
ISBN 1603842004 (pbk.)
9781603842006 (pbk.)

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