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Snake's Pillow and Other Stories - Lin, Zhu, and King, Richard (Translated by)
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Jiangnan, that part of east-central China watered by the Yangzi River, is the ironically Edenic setting for these six powerful tales of devotion, betrayal, and defilement. Zhu Lin, a uniquely angry female voice on China's literary scene, takes a particular interest in the plight of young women whose exceptional qualities condemn them to exploitation by men. No other contemporary Chinese writer renders the hostility of rural society toward women in such stark and ultimately tragic terms. Serpents tyrannize the innocent in ...

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Snake's Pillow and Other Stories 1998, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824817169

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Snake's Pillow: And Other Stories 1998, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824815493

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