The Peacock Flies Southeast


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The Peacock Flies Southeast

Author: Anonymous

Order No. 6092

ISBN-13: 9787800059230

ISBN-10: 7800059235

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: New World Press

Pub Year: 2003

Pages: 302

Language: English and Chinese

Size: 5.5 x 8

Price: $14.95

The Peacock Flies Southeast, also known as The Wife of Jiao Zhongqing or An Old Poem Written for the Wife of Jiao Zhongqing, is the most celebrated long narrative poem of ancient China. Set in the late years of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220), the story tells of the tragic love between Jiao Zhongqing, a minor official of Lujiang Prefecture (in the area of present-day Qianshan County, Anhui Province), and his wife Liu Lanzhi. With b&w illustrations.

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Weight 1 lbs