Six Records of a Floating Life

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  • Author : Shen Fu
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 9780140444292
  • Rating : 4/5 from 4 reviews
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Six Records of a Floating Life

Six Records of a Floating Life
  • Author : Shen Fu
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 17 November 1983
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Six Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer. In this intimate memoir, Shen Fu recounts the domestic and romantic joys of his marriage to Yun, the beautiful and artistic girl he fell in love with as a child. He also describes other incidents of his life, including how his beloved

  • Author : 沈復
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 November 1968
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  • Author : 沈復
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 November 1976
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Six Records of a Life Adrift

Six Records of a Life Adrift
  • Author : Fu Shen,Graham Sanders
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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This memoir of a life in the Qing dynasty reveals a sensitive and artistic man, who failed at the civil service examinations that were the gateway to official employment and had to settle for becoming an itinerant private secretary, dabbling unsuccessfully in making a living as an artist and a merchant. Aided by his intelligent and devoted wife, Yun, Shen Fu struggles to maintain the illusion that he is a scholarly man of leisure. Underlying Shen Fu's account are vivid

  • Author : 沈复,林语堂
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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Chapters from a Floating Life

Chapters from a Floating Life
  • Author : Shen Fu
  • Publisher : Disruptive Pub
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CHINESE ARTIST Shen Fu, writer and painter, who was a native of Soochow, was born in 1763 and died sometime alter 1809. His father was by profession a secretary to magistrates, and Shen Fu was apprenticed in the same profession. Shen held various posts as a secretary, but he also worked by turns as a teacher and merchant. Although he had a studio in Soochow for a time he found that he could not make a living out