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I live in the slums : stories / Can Xue ; translated from the Chinese by Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping.

I live in the slums : stories / Can Xue ; translated from the Chinese by Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
F CANX
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
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ISBN 9780300247435 (hardback)
Author Canxue, 1953- author.
Title I live in the slums : stories / Can Xue ; translated from the Chinese by Karen Gernant and Chen Zeping.
Publisher/Date New Haven ; Yale University Press, [2020]
©2020
Pagination etc. 331 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Margellos world republic of letters book
Contents note Story of the slums -- Our human neighbors -- The old cicada -- The swamp -- Sin -- The other side of the partition -- Shadow people -- Crow Mountain -- Catfish pit -- Euphoria -- Lu-er's worries -- Her old home -- I am a willow tree -- The outsiders -- The queen -- Venus.
Summary Note Combining elements of both Chinese materiality--the love of physical things--and Western abstract thinking, Can Xue's stories invite her readers into an immersive landscape that blends reality and illusion, mixes the physical and spiritual, and probes the space between consciousness and unconsciousness.
Language note Translated from the Chinese.
Subject - Name Canxue, -- 1953- Translations into English
Subject Short stories, Chinese
Short stories.
Added Author Gernant, Karen translator.
Zeping, Chen translator.
Shelf Location F CANX
Catalogue Information 835401 Beginning of record . Catalogue Information 835401 Top of page .