The Story of the Western Wing - Wang, Shi-Fu, and West, Stephen H (Introduction by), and Idema, Wilt L (Introduction by)
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China's most important love comedy, Wang Shifu's Xixiangji, or The Story of the Western Wing, is a rollicking play that chronicles the adventures of the star-crossed lovers Oriole and Student Zhang. Since its appearance in the thirteenth century, it has enjoyed unparalleled popularity. The play has given rise to innumerable sequels, parodies, and rewritings; it has influenced countless later plays, short stories, and novels and has played a crucial role in the development of drama criticism. This translation of the full and ...

The Story of the Western Wing 1995, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520201842

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The Story of the Western Wing 1992, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520068070