Six Records of a Floating Life

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  • Author : Shen Fu
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 176 pages
  • ISBN : 0141920343
  • Rating : 4/5 from 3 reviews
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Six Records of a Floating Life

Six Records of a Floating Life
  • Author : Shen Fu
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 30 September 2004
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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 Yün, the beautiful and artistic girl he fell in love with as a child. He also describes other incidents of his life, including how his

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

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

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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The Old Man of the Moon

The Old Man of the Moon
  • Author : Shen Fu
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 26 February 2015
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'Our passion was so great. Will the Old Man understand and help us once again?' The Old Man of the Moon is Shen Fu's intimate and moving account of his marriage - from early passion to the trials of poverty and separation - and his great, enduring love for his wife in eighteenth-century China. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around

  • Author : 沈复 (清)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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本书是清朝沈复著于嘉庆十三年的自传体散文。以作者夫妇生活为主线,记录了平凡而又充满了情趣的居家生活和浪游各地的所见所闻。文字清新真率,情节悲切动人.

Comparative Criticism Volume 9 Cultural Perceptions and Literary Values

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  • Author : E. S. Shaffer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 29 October 1987
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The ninth volume of this annual journal continues the consideration of the relations of European with non-European literatures begun in volume 8. It brings the series of special bibliographies on the history of comparative literary studies in the UK up to 1965, and contains the annual bibliography of comparative literature, covering 1984.

Heritage of China

Heritage of China
  • Author : Paul S. Ropp,Timothy Hugh Barrett
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 20 April 1990
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The thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate how an understanding of traditional China can enrich and broaden our own contemporary worldview.

Banished Immortal

Banished Immortal
  • Author : Paul S. Ropp
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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A lyrical account of a decade-long search for the truth about Shuangqing, China's peasant woman poet

The Emerging Lesbian

The Emerging Lesbian
  • Author : Tze-Lan D. Sang
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 January 2003
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In early twentieth-century China, age-old traditions of homosocial and homoerotic relationships between women suddenly became an issue of widespread public concern. Discussed formerly in terms of friendship and sisterhood, these relationships came to be associated with feminism, on the one hand, and psychobiological perversion, on the other—a radical shift whose origins have long been unclear. In this first ever book-length study of Chinese lesbians, Tze-lan D. Sang convincingly ties the debate over female same-sex love in China to the

Polygamy and Sublime Passion

Polygamy and Sublime Passion
  • Author : Keith McMahon
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 24 November 2009
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For centuries of Chinese history, polygamy and prostitution were closely linked practices that legitimized the 'polygynous male'. This title introduces a fresh concept, 'passive polygamy', to explain the unusual number of Qing stories in which women take charge of a man's desires, turning him into an instrument of female will.

Flowers Dragons Pine Trees

Flowers  Dragons   Pine Trees
  • Author : Mary M. Dusenbury,Carol Bier
  • Publisher : Hudson Hills
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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Comprised of some three hundred objects, the collection of Asian textiles in the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas has remained a hidden treasure since its inception nearly a century ago. This small but important collection, which includes textiles from East, South, and Central Asia dating from the fifteenth through the twentieth centuries, displays remarkable geographical breadth, great diversity of technique, and a broad range of functions. With highlights including late Persian textiles, Indian embroideries, Kashmir shawls,