Chinese fairy tales and fantasies

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • China.

Subjects:

  • Fantasy fiction, Chinese -- Translations into English.,
  • Fairy tales -- China.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementtranslated and edited by Moss Roberts ; with the assistance of C. N. Tay.
ContributionsRoberts, Moss, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2658.E8 C48
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 259 p. :
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4400957M
ISBN 10039442039X
LC Control Number79001894
OCLC/WorldCa5102128

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