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Modern Chinese stories generosity by W. J. F. Jenner

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Published by Oxford U.P. in London, New York .
Written in English

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  • China

Subjects:

  • Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by W. J. F. Jenner; translated by W. J. F. Jenner and Gladys Yang.
SeriesOxford paperbacks, 222
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2658.E8 J4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5000137M
ISBN 100192810871
LC Control Number76504192
OCLC/WorldCa98140

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