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The Old Capital: A Novel of Taipei (Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan) Hardcover – 20 Apr 2007


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  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press (20 April 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0231141122
  • ISBN-13: 978-0231141123
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 2.5 x 23.1 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,158,897 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An important, and indeed major contribution to Taiwanese literature in English." -- Bradley Winterton, "Taipei Times"

"Dense, demanding, and quite possibly unforgettable." -- "Booklist"

"An accomplished and intelligent portrayal of Taipei's cultural evolution." -- "Publishers Weekly"

An important, and indeed major contribution to Taiwanese literature in English.--Bradley Winterton"Taipei Times" (01/01/0001)

An important, and indeed major contribution to Taiwanese literature in English.--Bradley Winterton "Taipei Times "

About the Author

Chu T'ien-hsin is a prominent Taiwanese intellectual, and by the 1990s, she and her sister Chu T'ien-wen were recognized as leading writers of fiction. She is the author of a collection of short stories entitled Fangzhou shang de rizi (Days on board the ark), and a former literary editor. Currently she works as a freelance writer in Taiwan.Howard Goldblatt is research professor of East Asian languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame and an internationally renowned translator. He has published English translations of more than thirty novels and short story collections and has authored many books on Chinese literature.


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