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Chinese Nights Forty Stories Told By Almond-Eyed Folk Actors in the Romance O (Classic Reprint) [Paperback]

Adele M. Fielde


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23 Aug 2012
Swatow vernacular, by persons who could not read. They and their kind have furnished mental entertainment for her during many nights when travelling in a slow native boat, or sitting in a dim native hut, with almond-eyed women and children, in the eastern corner of the Kwangtung province, in Southern China. She is not aware that any of these stories have before been rendered into a European tongue. They have been selected from among many, not less interesting, but less intelligible to those who are unfamiliar with the beliefs and customs of The Middle Kingdom. The romance of The Strayed A rrow, on which the other forty stories are strung, as beads on a thread, runs through the volume to an Oriental climax. The illustrations were prepared, under the direction of the author, by native artists in the school of the celebrated painter, Go Leng, at Swatow. A. M. F. New York,
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