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The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P"ing Mei

Vol. 1, The Gathering

by David Tod Roy

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 16th to 18th century fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Chinese Novel And Short Story,
  • Fiction,
  • Chinese,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • Classics,
  • Historical - General,
  • Asian and Asian American Studies,
  • Literary Criticism / Asian / Chinese,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages714
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756377M
    ISBN 100691016143
    ISBN 109780691016146

    Jin Ping Mei (Chinese: 金瓶梅; pinyin: Jīn Píng Méi), translated as The Plum in the Golden Vase or The Golden Lotus, is a Chinese naturalistic novel composed in 4/5. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei, Volume 4: The Climax, translated by David Roy. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, Pp. lxvii+ Illustrations. Jin Ping Mei was completed in the late sixteenth century, and is considered to be a masterpiece of Chinese fiction.

    The Plum in the Golden Vase, or Chin P’ing Mei. Vol. I: The Gathering. by David Tod Roy. Princeton University Press. pp. $ In China, where the written word has had great authority and inherited classics have had a powerful cultural role, there is a two-part literary canon, each defined by the language in which it is written. In this second of a planned five-volume series, David Roy provides a complete and annotated translation of the famous Chin P’ing Mei, an anonymous sixteenth-century Chinese novel that focuses on the domestic life of His-men Ch’ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines.

      The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P’ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century work that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ch’ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines. The novel, known primarily for its erotic realism, is also a landmark in the development of /5(24). Jinpingmei, (Chinese: “Gold Plum Vase”)Wade-Giles romanization Chin-p’ing-mei, the first realistic social novel to appear in is the work of an unknown author of the Ming dynasty, and its earliest extant version is dated Two English versions were published in under the titles The Golden Lotus and Chin P’ing Mei: The Adventurous History of Hsi Men and His Six Wives; a.


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