Censored by Confucius: ghost stories by Yuan Mei

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M.E. Sharpe, 1996 - Fiction - 223 pages
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"The one hundred-some stories depict the important role ghosts played in the lives of the Chinese, as well as revealing a great deal about sex, revenge, transvestism, corruption, and other topics banned by Mei's puritanical mid-Qing society". -- Reference & Research Book News.
 

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Contents

Deputy Prefect Li
3
Subduing Ghosts
7
Military
9
Legal Cases
11
The Bear 89
13
Scholar Qiu
16
Master Chen Qingke Blows the Ghost Away
20
A Sentry Is Struck by Lightning
26
The BlueCapped Demon
104
Cousin Raccoon
107
Ghosts Hate Poverty
115
XiaoFu
116
A Jeweled Pagoda Formed by Ghosts
118
Scholar Song
122
Scholar Zhuang
125
Commander Wang
130

The Goats Who Fulfilled Their Fate
31
Capturing a Ghost
33
The Human Ape
38
The Human Prawn
39
Ghosts Who Play with Firecrackers May Burn Themselves
46
Kaxiong
48
The Old Woman Who Was Transformed into a Wolf
53
A Loyal Dog Makes Use of Another Dogs Body
54
The Messenger of Death Who Loved His Wine
60
Monks and Nuns
63
Butterfmgered Scholar Wu
66
Swindled by the Earth Gods Wife
72
Two Great Ways to Deal with Ghosts
81
The Immortal Prostitute
82
Zhang Youhua
85
The Bear
89
The Muddleheaded Ghost
94
The Lovesick Ghost
96
Thunder Strikes the Earth God
98
Zhang Guangxiong
100
The Sea Monster of Jiangxi
133
QuanGu
136
A Ghost Is Chased Off by a Ghost
139
Spiritual Man Luo Catches the Wrong Demon
146
The Cool Old Man
155
A Tiger Steals the God of Literatures Head
158
Revenge on the Warrior of the Flowers
161
YangEr
167
Helping a Ghost Get Revenge
169
A Donkey Helps Solve a Strange Case
173
Hanging onto the Ears of a Tiger
180
Animals and Humans Are Equally Unpredictable
182
Poor Ghosts Haunt Rich Ghosts Dont Bother
188
Revenge of the Wronged Wife
189
Elder Brother Ding
202
Double Blossom Temple
206
The Female Impersonator
209
Stealing Ginseng
215
Theft
216
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Louis Edwards, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and Louis Edwards, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and Louis Edwards, the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Whiting Writers' Award, grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiathe Whiting Writers' Award, grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiathe Whiting Writers' Award, grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is the author of two previous novels, "Ten Seconds" ana. He is the author of two previous novels, "Ten Seconds" ana. He is the author of two previous novels, "Ten Seconds" and "N, " and lives in New Orleans. nd "N, " and lives in New Orleans. nd "N, " and lives in New Orleans.

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