A dream of glory
Wang Yun (1749-1819) was a famous playwright in imperial China, and her A Dream of Gloryis a significant, full length chaunqiabout female dreams and desires. This volume provides a complete English translation with detailed annotations, an extensive introduction to traditional Chinese women's drama, and a foreword by Owen Aldridge.
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Zhang Fengsuns Preface
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