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The Oil Vendor and the Courtesan Tales from the Ming Dynasty

By: Menglong, Feng & Ted Wang and Chen Chen (translators)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Welcome Rain Publishers: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18548

ISBN: 1566491401

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; 9.10 X 6.20 X 0.80 inches; 260 pages; "These eight tales from the Song and Ming Dynasties present readers with a colorful tapestry of adventure and misadventure, erotic romance, crafty intrigue, supernatural fantasy, comedies of errors, and crimes and punishment in sixteenth and seventeenth century China." This is the second of a series of books featuring short stories by two writers from the Ming dynasty in China; Feng Menlong (1574-1646) and Ling Menchu (1580-1644). This book concentrates on the stories by Feng Menlon... View more info