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- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Ghost stories aren't always the province of creaky old Victorian hotels and medieval palaces. This fascinating collection brings together some traditional tales of the supernatural from China. If you're a horror buff who's looking to expand your horizons a bit, Some Chinese Ghosts is a must-read. more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 5.99
Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism have been major influences on Chinese folklore tales. Events of legend and history, romance and human nature, explanations of nature and landscape, and themes of the supernatural; these are some of the explorations of Chinese myths, legends and fables. This compilation contains the following eleven stories: The Widow... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.95
China's most popular traditional novel, The Monkey King's Amazing Adventures is the story of the Monkey King, his incredible origin and downfall, and his epic quest to redeem himself with his trusted companions, as they face fantastic foes, demons, and monsters and have amazing adventures in their travels to the Western paradise. No matter what... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
This fresh and elegant translation of one hundred tales from twenty-five centuries of Chinese literature opens up a magical world far from our customary haunts. Illustrated with woodcuts. With black-and-white drawings throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.95
This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories?providing insight into a rich literary culture. Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales is a wonderful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 13.50
The late-imperial legend of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, the "Butterfly Lovers"a story as central to Chinese culture as Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is to Western culturealso relates a tale of two lovers held apart by social strictures. To audiences of the many Chinese ballads, plays, and films based on the story, the tragic... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 17.58
The Book of Chuang Tzu draws together the stories, tales, jokes and anecdotes that have gathered around the figure of Chuang Tzu. One of the great founders of Taoism, Chaung Tzu lived in the fourth century BC and is among the most enjoyable and intriguing personalities in the whole of Chinese philosophy. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2001; US$ 6.95
Imagine a universe constructed in layers: At the top is Heaven—where the gods live. Beneath is the Earth, where people dwell. And beneath the Earth lies a magical realm of witches, vampires, ghosts, and immortal foxes capable of assuming human form. This is the universe of Chinese folktale. The nine tales in The Chinese Storytellers Book show what... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 124.99
The tale of a devout Buddhist girl who separates from her family and through suffering and death finally achieves divine status is a myth of religious celibacy, of filial piety, and of ritual salvation of the dead. It also presents a major symbol of the tension in women's lives between individual spiritual fulfilment and the imperatives of family... more...