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4 edition of classic Chinese novel found in the catalog.

classic Chinese novel

a critical introduction

by Chih-tsing Hsia

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Published by East Asia Program, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese fiction -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesChung-kuo ku tien hsiao shuo.
    Statementby C.T. Hsia.
    SeriesCornell East Asia series ;, no. 84, Companions to Asian studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (COPIED)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 413 p. ;
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL717982M
    ISBN 101885445741
    LC Control Number97104072

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