Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend, with Related Texts

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The legend of Mulan--the daughter who disguises herself as a man, dons her father's armor, and heads off to war in his place--remains one of the most popular Chinese folktales despite (or because of) its lack of supernatural demonstrations or interventions. This volume offers lively translations of the earliest recorded version of the legend and several later iterations of the tale (including the screenplay of the hugely successful 1939 Chinese film Mulan Joins the Army ), illustrating the many ways that reinterpretations ...

Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend, with Related Texts 2010, Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781603841962

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Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend, with Related Texts 2010, Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9781603841979

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