The Resource The secret history of the Mongols : and other pieces, Arthur Waley, (electronic resource)

The secret history of the Mongols : and other pieces, Arthur Waley, (electronic resource)

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The secret history of the Mongols : and other pieces
Title
The secret history of the Mongols
Title remainder
and other pieces
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Waley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this unforgettable book, Arthur Waley brings together a number of his articles, poems and translations. Included in this collection are pieces on the eighth-century Chinese poet Ts'en Shen and the great Chinese prose writer, Han Yu, as well as some of Waley's original poems and stories. But the most compelling is 'The Secret History of the Mongols', consisting of long extracts from a thirteenth-century Chinese saga. Written in vivid, elegant prose, it recounts fantastic tales of epic battles; of betrayal and love; of tyrants and prisoners. Suffused with symbolism and folklore, it is a masterpiece of storytelling which will appeal to the scholar and the ordinary reader alike
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Midwest
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Waley, Arthur
Dewey number
895.109
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Chinese literature
  • Japanese literature
  • Mongols
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret history of the Mongols : and other pieces, Arthur Waley, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11483481
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780755122769
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11483481
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The secret history of the Mongols : and other pieces, Arthur Waley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11483481
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780755122769
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11483481
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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