Hanan has translated six of the twelve stories in the Sh'ier lou collection, which is the most famous individual collection of vernacular stories from pre-modern China. With Hanan's introduction and notes, and containing with Li Yu's emphasis marks, notes, and critiques, this volume will interest students of Chinese literature and general readers alike.

Tower for the Summer Heat 1998, Columbia University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780231113847


A Tower for the Summer Heat 1992, Ballantine Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345378538

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