ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES Volume 20: Ballad of the Huang by Jing Shi (Keith Dede and Susan Su, translators)

Posted by

By Jing Shi (Keith Dede and Susan Su, translators)

INTRODUCTION

THE BALLAD OF THE HUANG RIVER

OLD guy ZHANG PANS FOR GOLD

THE excellent story OF THE GOLDEN PHOENIX EGG

INTERVIEW

Show description

Read or Download ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES Volume 20: Ballad of the Huang River and Other Stories PDF

Similar asian books

Growth Theories in Light of the East Asian Experience (National Bureau of Economic Research-East Asia Seminar on Economics)

The individuals to this quantity learn the expansion stories of Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan in mild of the lately constructed endogenous progress idea to supply an figuring out of the commercial increase in East Asia. the speculation explored during this quantity attributes the outstanding financial good fortune of those nations to, between different elements, the position of an outward orientation—a specialise in exporting instead of on preserving domestic markets.

The Journey of Maps and Images on the Silk Road (Brill's Inner Asian Library)

This publication covers new flooring at the diffusion and transmission of geographical wisdom that happened at serious junctures within the lengthy historical past of the Silk street. a lot of twentieth-century scholarship at the Silk street tested the traditional archaeological gadgets and medieval ancient documents stumbled on inside of every one cultural region, whereas the implications of long-distance interplay throughout Eurasia remained poorly studied.

Coastal Environments: Focus on Asian Regions

This ebook offers with the key matters being confronted by way of the coastal inhabitants in Asia with emphasis on normal and man-made dangers, weather switch effect and pressures attributable to mega towns alongside Asian coasts. The edited e-book comprises chapters authored by means of specialists who're renowned of their personal fields of specialization appropriate to coastal techniques.

Extra info for ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES Volume 20: Ballad of the Huang River and Other Stories

Sample text

His back is so broad! She should've washed that shirt for him. That irritating smoke. That irritating smell of man's sweat. Where will he spend the night tonight? These travelers never get to sleep on a warm kang all year long. For a moment she felt that the kang she was sleeping on was too big, too empty. Like she was sleeping on a huge threshing ground. Her son was a bit older now and was unwilling to tunnel in under her quilt, and even more unwilling to allow her to hug him. He slept alone on a bed.

Her eyes grew larger as she stared, unbendingly staring at the people destroying her flesh. The onlookers turned their heads away one after the other, and their bodies felt as though they were infested with countless red ants. The women sobbed. Zhenlian, on the other hand, was like a chicken that had been knocked silly with a club. She stood dumbly to one side, her face as white as a starched sheet. "Yeah! Add more kindling and pour on more kerosene! " Pock-marked Auntie, filled with righteous anger, cursed the 'tempering' Mancang.

Hurry and move her inside! " Pock-marked Auntie, flustered, yelled instructions at the young men carrying the bed plank, spurring them into action. The old craftsman was abandoned just as he was about to reach the high point of his lecture. Faced with this chaotic scene, he was full of regret. "Mancang jumped in the river! Mancang jumped in the river! Mancang jumped in the river! " The whole time they struggled to get Granny Li back onto the kang this sound exploded in her ears like thunder. Pock-marked Auntie used her bent-hook fingers to massage her chest.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.18 of 5 – based on 39 votes