The Romance of the Western Bower


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The Romance of the Western Bower

Author: Wang Shifu

Order No. 6099

ISBN-13: 9787800055522

ISBN-10: 7800055523

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: New World Press

Pub Year: 2000

Pages: 224

Language: English and Chinese

Size: 5.5 x 8

Price: $11.95

The main theme of this play, which is divided into five acts and twenty scenes, is the conflict between love and family honor. The story is about is the love between a young scholar named Zhang and the nineteen-year-old daughter of former Prime Minister Cui. After the two lovers meet in a temple, Zhang Gong saves the temple from attack by bandits. At first Madame Cui promises that her daughter can marry Zhang, but she soon goes back on her words. Madame Cui won’t approve their marriage unless Zhang wins honor in the civil service examinations. With b&w illustrations.

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Weight 1 lbs