Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress


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During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

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Author by Sijie Dai
Genre eBook Fiction
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ISBN Number 9780375413094

Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress By Dai Sijie Book Analysis


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A Study Guide For Dai Sijie S Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress


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A Study Guide for Dai Sijie's "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

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Author by Gale, Cengage Learning
Genre eBook Literary Criticism
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ISBN Number 9781410340870

Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress


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Author by Dai Sijie
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Read Book 127
ISBN Number 060501955X

Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress By Dai Sijie


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Author by Emma Gordon Williams
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ISBN Number OCLC:223762699

Mr Muo S Travelling Couch


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After years of studying Freud in Paris, Mr. Muo returns home to bring the benefits of psychoanalysis to twenty-first-century China and to somehow free his college sweetheart, now a political prisoner, a quest that leads him to the sadistic local magistrate, Judge Di, who demands a virgin maiden in exchange for clemency. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

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Author by Dai Sijie
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 287
ISBN Number 9781400077144

Once On A Moonless Night


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A precious scroll inscribed with a lost Buddhist sutra—once owned by Pu Yi, the last emperor of China—is illicitly sold to an eccentric French linguist, Paul d’Ampere, who is imprisoned as a result. In jail, he devotes himself to studying its ancient text. A young Western scholar in China hears this account from the grocer Toomchooq, whose name mysteriously connects him to the document. She falls in love with both teller and tale, but when d’Ampere is killed in prison, Toomchooq disappears, and she, pregnant with his child, embarks on a search for her lost love and the scroll that begins, “Once on a moonless night . . .” From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author by Dai Sijie
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 288
ISBN Number 9780307272034

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Author by Sijie Dai
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Author by Honoré de Balzac
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ISBN Number HARVARD:32044102876976

Adapted For The Screen


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Hsiu-Chang Deppman puts landmark contemporary Chinese films in the context of their literary origins & explores how the best Chinese directors adapt fictional narratives & styles for film.

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Author by Hsiu-Chuang Deppman
Genre eBook Performing Arts
Read Book 256
ISBN Number 9780824833732