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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Download or Read online Six Records of a Floating Life full in PDF, ePub and kindle. this book written by Shen Fu and published by Penguin which was released on 17 November 1983 with total page 176 pages. We cannot guarantee that Six Records of a Floating Life book is available in the library, click Get Book button and read full online book in your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile whenever and wherever You Like. 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 wife obtained a courtesan for him and reflects on his travels through China. Shen Fu's exquisite memoir shows six parallel "layers" of one man's life, loves and career, with revealing glimpses into Chinese society of the Ch'ing Dynasty. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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

Chapters from a Floating Life

Chapters from a Floating Life
  • Author : Fu Shen
  • Publisher : Martino Fine Books
  • Release : 01 July 2012
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2012 Reprint of 1960 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "Chapters from a Floating Life" (also translated as "Six Records of a Floating Life") is an autobiographical novel by Shen Fu (1763 - 1825) who lived in Changzhou (now known as Suzhou) during the Qing Dynasty. The six chapters are, namely, Wedded Bliss, The Little Pleasures of Life, Sorrow, The Joys of Travel, Experience (missing), and The Way of Life (missing). Only four of its six parts

Six Records of a Life Adrift

Six Records of a Life Adrift
  • Author : Fu Shen,Graham Sanders
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 03 December 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

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  • Release : 03 December 1968
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  • Release : 03 December 1976
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  • Release : 03 December 2021
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