Chinese Middlebrow Fiction: From the Ch'ing and Early Republican Eras
Edited by Liu Ts'un-yan
Major works of popular Chinese fiction from the mid-Ch'ing to the early Republican eras (late 19th century to early 20th century), as well as critical studies of such works. Among the translators for this anthology are leading Sinologists and the novelist Eileen Chang.
Liu Ts'un-yan, the editor, is Emeritus Professor of Chinese at the Australian National University and an expert in the field of Chinese fiction.
'Chinese Middlebrow Fiction is remarkably successful in re-creating this sentimental genre for the Western reader...[It] is required reading for anyone seriously interested in the Chinese novel.'
—World Literature Today