Chinese Fiction of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries: Essays by Patrick Hanan

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byPatrick Hanan

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-- Robert Hegel, Washington University

Patrick Hanan is Victor S. Thomas Professor of Chinese Literature emeritus at Harvard University. He is the author of The Chinese Vernacular Story and The Invention of Li Yu, and the translator of The Carnal Prayer Mat, The Sea of Regret, and A Tower for the Summer Heat (Columbia) among other works.

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The Sea Of Regret: Two Turn-of-the-century Chinese Romantic Novels
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Paperback|Jul 31 1995

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 5, 2005Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The Narrator's Voice Before the "Fiction Revolution"
2. Illusion of Romance and the Courtesan Novel
3. The Missionary Novels of the Nineteenth Century
4. The First Novel Translated Into Chinese
5. The Translated Fiction in the Early Shen Bao
6. The New Novel Before the New Novel -- John Fryer's Fiction Contest
7. The Second Stage of Vernacular Translation
8. Wu Jianren and the Narrator
9. Specific Literary Relations of Sea of Regret
10. The Autobiographical Romance of Chen Diexian
11. The Technique of Lu Xun's Fiction

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A significant contribution to scholarship not only on late imperial Chinese literature but also in the field of descriptive translation studies.