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Censored by Confucius: Ghost Stories by Yuan Mei

Ghost Stories by Yuan Mei

Hardcover Published: 16th January 1996
ISBN: 9781563246807
Number Of Pages: 259

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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.

Prefacep. xxi
Deputy Prefect LIp. 3
Scholar Caip. 7
Revenge of the Skullp. 8
General Zhao Spears the Cheeky Monsterp. 9
The Magistrate of Pingyangp. 11
Tricking the Thunder Godp. 13
Ghosts Are Afraid of Those Unafraid of Deathp. 15
Scholar Qiup. 16
Ghosts Have Only Three Tricksp. 18
Master Chen Qingke Blows the Ghost Awayp. 20
The Tall Ghost is Capturedp. 22
The Lady Ghost of the Western Gardenp. 24
A Sentry is Struck by Lightningp. 26
In Which Hunters Expurgate the Fox Fairiesp. 28
The Goats Who Fulfilled Their Fatep. 31
Capturing a Ghostp. 33
Mr. Xup. 35
The Hairy People of Qinp. 37
The Human Apep. 38
The Human Prawnp. 39
The Duck's Loverp. 40
The Spirit of the Turtle Stonep. 41
Ghosts Who Play with Firecrackers May Burn Themselvesp. 46
Kaxiongp. 48
Freak Windp. 51
The Old Woman Who Was Transformed into a Wolfp. 53
A Loyal Dog Makes Use of Another Dog's Bodyp. 54
Leng Qiujiangp. 56
The Nailed-Up Specter Makes Good Her Escapep. 58
The Messenger of Death Who Loved His Winep. 60
A Fox Fairy Plays Guanyin for Three Yearsp. 63
Butterfingered Scholar Wup. 66
The Patriarch of Fox Fairiesp. 69
Swindled by the Earth God's Wifep. 72
The Good Little Ghostp. 74
The Ghosts Who Pretended They Could Speak Mandarinp. 76
The City God Gets Drunkp. 78
Two Great Ways to Deal with Ghostsp. 81
The Immortal Prostitutep. 82
Zhang Youhuap. 85
A Ghost Borrows an Official Title for a Daughter's Marriagep. 87
The Bearp. 89
Two Corpses Make Love in the Wildernessp. 90
King Buffalo Headp. 92
The Muddleheaded Ghostp. 94
The Ghost That Stood in Awe of the Powerfulp. 95
The Lovesick Ghostp. 96
Thunder Strikes the Earth Godp. 98
Zhang Guangxiongp. 100
The Blue-Capped Demonp. 104
Cousin Raccoonp. 107
An Imprisoned Ghostp. 108
A Fox Fairy and a Ghost Invade the Stomachp. 111
The Immortal Fox Fairy Hangs Itselfp. 114
Ghosts Hate Povertyp. 115
Xiao Fup. 116
A Jeweled Pagoda Formed by Ghostsp. 118
The Land Without Doorsp. 120
Scholar Songp. 122
Scholar Zhuangp. 125
Little Mischiefp. 128
Commander Wangp. 130
The Sea Monster of Jiangxip. 133
The Sparrows Repay a Debt of Kindnessp. 134
Quan Gup. 136
A Ghost is Chased off by a Ghostp. 139
The Folding Immortalp. 141
Demons Are Terrified of Rationalismp. 144
Spiritual Man Luo Catches the Wrong Demonp. 146
The Thunder God Strikes Wang Sanp. 148
Memories of Suiyanp. 151
The Cool Old Manp. 155
A Tiger Steals the God of Literature's Headp. 158
Revenge on the Warrior of the Flowersp. 161
The Wooden Guardsmenp. 163
A Woman Transforms into a Manp. 164
The Prince of Guazhoup. 165
Yang Erp. 167
Helping a Ghost Get Revengep. 169
A Donkey Helps Solve a Strange Casep. 173
Scholar Zhangp. 176
The Reincarnation of Cai Jingp. 178
Hanging onto the Ears of a Tigerp. 180
Animals and Humans Are Equally Unpredictablep. 182
A Ghost Buys Herself a Sonp. 184
Poor Ghosts Haunt, Rich Ghosts Don't Botherp. 188
Revenge of the Wronged Wifep. 189
A Ghost Makes an Offering of Dumplingsp. 190
You Don't Have to Be Virtuous to Become a Godp. 193
In Which the Ghost Sues Her Loved Onep. 196
Elder Brother Dingp. 202
Miss Wang Erp. 204
Double Blossom Templep. 206
The Female Impersonatorp. 209
Tools of the Sex Tradep. 212
Stealing Ginsengp. 215
Stealing a Paintingp. 217
Stealing a Pair of Bootsp. 218
Stealing a Wallp. 220
Daylight Ghostsp. 222
About the Translatorsp. 223
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ISBN: 9781563246807
ISBN-10: 1563246805
Series: New Studies in Asian Culture
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 259
Published: 16th January 1996
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.56

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