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The Scholars 《儒林外史》

Also known as Unofficial History of the Scholars, a satirical novel by 吴敬梓 Wu Jingzi 1701—1754

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Source

Wikisource, accessed 2018-08-19, https://zh.wikisource.org/wiki/儒林外史.

English translations

  • Wu, Ching-tzu 1992, The Scholars, Translated by Hsien-yi Yang and Gladys Yang, Columbia University Press.
  • Discussion

    1. Idema, W L and Haft, L 1997, A Guide to Chinese Literature, Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, pp. 221-222.
    2. Wei, Shang. 2010. “The Literati Era and Its Demise (1723–1840),” in The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature: From 1375, edited by Kang-i Sun Chang and Stephen Owen, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 274-283.