2 edition of Tales from China found in the catalog.
Tales from China
Hayes, Eva Fatima Morris Mrs.
|Statement||compiled by Eva Morris Hayes.|
|LC Classifications||BV3415 .H38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||78,  p.|
|Number of Pages||78|
|LC Control Number||41001664|
This book is more than a series of tales about intrigues, illicit love affairs, jealousies, and murders committed by the various women who populated the harems of China's many emperors. It is a unique retelling of major events in China's more than 3,year-old history as seen through the eyes of these courtesans of the rear palace/5. Get this from a library! Tales from old China,. [Isabelle C Chang; Tony Chen] -- Eighteen fables, fairy tales and legends from ancient China. Includes "The Turtle and the Herons," "A Gentleman and his Cook," and "God of the Kitchen.".
"This new collection of Tang dynasty tales translated from the Taiping Guangji is an outstanding new resource for students of stories are well-chosen to represent the fascinating breadth of medieval Chinese culture—tales of romance, politics, revenge, and interactions with the supernatural bring to life the richness of medieval religion and society/5(2). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
Here are the best books for ages about China and children with Chinese heritage. They range form re-tellings of folk tales to colorful books of facts about traditional New Year's celebrations in China and all over the world. Fairytalez has added another book to our growing collection! Unlike our previous books which focused on tales from around the world, this volume is all about the tales of one region: China. Chinese tales are enduring and are often used to teach lessons or answer questions about the world.
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Have been reading Tales from China for a while now. It was used as a bedside book to read a short tale every night before bed. Would of been nice to have a Tales from China book of background information about the origins of each myth but not bad/5.
Engrossing folk tales about ghosts and rainmakers, poor students and magicians, and the man who was nearly made into fishpaste flesh out Chinese culture, character, and customs. Throughout all these stories, the author has kept the subtle oriental flavour of the originals, bringing to Tales from China book all the magic and mystery of China/5(12).
When I bought this book, I thought it was folk tales from the South China seas (my mistake, I had just read Stevenson's from the Pacific and the title misled me), so I was surprised to find that it was a recollection from the lives of british people in the area of Malay and Singapore between the end of XIX century and WWII/5.
Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, by Frances Carpenter is a wonderful novel that is full of folk tales and stories. Set back in old China, this book is about a rich family's wise grandmother who tells her two grandchildren stories when they are having a quarrel, when they are bored or just for fun/5.
With billion people, China is the most populous country in the world. The ancient Chinese civilization was one of the world's earliest states. The collection of folktales from China consists of three books. This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.
Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Cited by: 2.
These types of tales are in presented in the folk tale collection The Chinese Fairy Book by R. Wilhelm, an avid scholar of China.
The book’s 74 tales feature a cross-section of Chinese folklore, including tales of the gods, tales of magic, fairy tales, ghost stories and more. China is the most heavily populated country in the world with over billion people, living there. China is an ancient country, its civilization is nearly years old.
Chinese tales often explain human nature, historical or legendary events. The supernatural also frequently is encountered. Ancient China Lesson Plans, Classroom Activities, Projects.
What is the difference between a proverb and a fable. ( class periods) The Three Doctrines & Legalism. Debates on Censorship ( class periods) The Silk Road Game ( class periods) Several Lesson Ideas for Ancient China. Sweet and Sour book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Twenty-four unusual tales from various periods in Chinese history, so /5. Buy Tales from China (Oxford Myths & Legends) New Ed by Birch, Cyril (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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Translator: Tenzin Palsang holds a Master's Degree from the Institute of Buddhist Dialectics and translated the stories into Tibetan for both of Rose's books of Tibetan tales. Faery Tales is the perfect book for these troubled times when so many people are struggling to focus on anything for more than half an hour.
The 43 bite-sized, thrilling stories are told with a. 1 day ago Plain Tales from the Raj was the basis of Allen’s first book, published in and a bestseller. In Allen's popular series (book, left, ) Spike Milligan, brought up in Poona, told of a.
Sweet and Sour contains many different Chinese tales from various periods of time. The stories contain a wide variety of characters who all take part in a different moral story. From foolish wise men to clever magistrates, this book lets you read the clever folk tales of China.
My favorite story in Sweet and Sour was titled, "Ten Jugs of Wine"/5(6). This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folklore—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture. Chinese folktale tradition is as colorful and captivating as any, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Reviews: Get this from a library.
Tales from China. [Cyril Birch; Rosamund Fowler] -- This collection of Chinese stories begins with the great legends of how Earth and Heaven came into being, and of how the archer Yi rid the Emperor Yao of the menace of the ten suns.
Engrossing folk. The Chinese Fairy Book. Notes: The Chinese Fairy Book contains 74 Chinese folktales, sorted into several categories. Author: Various Editor: Dr.
Wilhelm Published: Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York. OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Contes de Chine. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. Contents: Magic brush of Ma Liang --Old Wang-Niang and her silver coin --Wind pearl --Monster of the forest of Tian --House of blue porcelain --Revenge of the little rabbit --One hundred thousand arrows of K'ong Ming --Three treasures if Tchou-ti --Little yellow dragan.
Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China Carpenter, Frances; Hasselriis, Malthe [Illustrator] Published by Tuttle Publishing (). The collection of folktales from Asia consists of fourteen books with stories: 55 Arabic folktales, Chinese folktales, 69 Indian folktales, 69 Japanese folktales and 61 Filipino folktales.
Arab folktales.Macmillan Folk Tales: China (Macmillan Folk Tales) by Hatherley, Sheila; Tilders, Loma and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Twenty-four unusual tales from various periods in Chinese history, some complex, others as brief as a joke, display the wit, cleverness, and down-to-earth wisdom of the Chinese people.
"The selections are choice; enjoy them." -- Booklist, starred review5/5(1).