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The Resource Retribution : the Jiling Chronicles, Li Yung-p'ing ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin

Retribution : the Jiling Chronicles, Li Yung-p'ing ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin

Label
Retribution : the Jiling Chronicles
Title
Retribution
Title remainder
the Jiling Chronicles
Statement of responsibility
Li Yung-p'ing ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin
Title variation
Jiling Chronicles
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
Retribution opens with the raucous festivities surrounding the annual procession to honor the Bodhisattva Guanyin. Changsheng, the young wife of the local coffin maker Liu Laoshi, is raped while making an offering to Guanyin in the hope of increasing her chances of bearing a son. Changsheng hangs herself following the encounter, and Liu Laoshi exacts bloody vengeance on the rapist's own wife and favorite prostitute. This act of sexual violence and its retribution provide the narrative pivot around which is woven a web of interconnecting stories, whose characters and events provide
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Li, Yongping
Dewey number
895.1/352
Index
no index present
LC call number
PL2877.Y89
LC item number
J5413 2003eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldblatt, Howard
  • Lin, Sylvia Li-chun
Series statement
Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rape
  • China
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Manners and customs
  • Rape
  • China
Label
Retribution : the Jiling Chronicles, Li Yung-p'ing ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
BOOK ONE White Dress; In Great Blessings Lane; Sun Showers; Red Sky Ballad; BOOK TWO Empty Doors; Worldly Affairs; Lamp; Eleven's Mother; BOOK THREE Chaos in Heaven; Snake Enmity; A Wonderful Spring Rain; Night in a Desolate Town; BOOK FOUR Raining Flowers; Flood; Yearning; Flowers Rain from the Sky
Control code
213304811
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (246 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508926
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttgtkkh
Publisher number
EB00639403
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)213304811
Label
Retribution : the Jiling Chronicles, Li Yung-p'ing ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
BOOK ONE White Dress; In Great Blessings Lane; Sun Showers; Red Sky Ballad; BOOK TWO Empty Doors; Worldly Affairs; Lamp; Eleven's Mother; BOOK THREE Chaos in Heaven; Snake Enmity; A Wonderful Spring Rain; Night in a Desolate Town; BOOK FOUR Raining Flowers; Flood; Yearning; Flowers Rain from the Sky
Control code
213304811
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (246 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231508926
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttgtkkh
Publisher number
EB00639403
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)213304811

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