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  • Naked Earth
    Naked Earth (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    An NYRB Classics Original...

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  • Half a Lifelong Romance
    Half a Lifelong Romance (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family's efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry her. But dark circumstances?a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret?force the two young lovers apart....

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  • The Rouge of the North
    The Rouge of the North (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    This is the story of Yindi, a beautiful young bride who marries the blind, bedridden son of a rich and noble family. Yindi is pressed beneath the weight of an existence that offers no hope of change and she experiences the slow suffocation of passion, moral strength and physical vitality.

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  • Half a Lifelong Romance
    Half a Lifelong Romance (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    Manzhen is a young worker in a Shanghai factory, where she meets Shijun, the son of wealthy merchants. Despite family complications, they fall in love and begin to dream of a shared life together - until circumstances force them apart. When they are reunited after a separation of many years, can they start their relationship again?

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  • Das Reispflanzerlied
    Das Reispflanzerlied (German, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    China, 50er Jahre: Der junge Bauer Jin'gen und seine Frau kämpfen ums Überleben, aber auch um ihre Hoffnung, die sie mit dem Aufbruch in den Kommunismus verbanden. Unversöhnlich prallen Staat und Individuum aufeinander, und es beginnt ein makabrer Totentanz. Eileen Chang erzählt einfühlsam und menschlich ein modernes Drama. ...

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  • Lust, Caution
    Lust, Caution (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    Now a major motion picture from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain): an intensely passionate story of love and espionage, set in Shanghai during World War II....

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  • The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai
    The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai (English, Paperback) Han Bangqing

    Presents a story of desire and virtue set in the pleasure quarters of nineteenth-century Shanghai. This novel reveals a world populated by lonely souls who seek consolation amid the pleasures and decadence of Shanghai's demimonde.

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  • The Fall of the Pagoda
    The Fall of the Pagoda (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    This novel describes the growing up a small girl in Shanghai at a time when traditional values are turned upside down and new values have yet to be established. This small girl is mature well beyond her age, and the novel records her perceptions of the adults around her.

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  • Encyclopedia of Women in American History
    Encyclopedia of Women in American History (English, Hardback) Joyce Appleby, Eileen Chang

    This encyclopaedia examines the influence and contributions of women in every era of American history, from the colonial period to the 21st century. Divided into three chronologically-arranged volumes, it includes historical surveys and thematic essays on issues affecting women's lives.

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  • The Book of Change
    The Book of Change (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    "Eileen Chang is now recognized as one of the greatest modern Chinese writers, though she was completely erased from official histories in mainland China at one time. She was the most popular writer in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II, withEnglish and Chinese stories focusing on human frailties rather than nationalist propaganda. For her non-committal politics and idiosyncrasies, she...

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  • The Rice Sprout Song
    The Rice Sprout Song (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    This novel portrays the horror and absurdity that the land-reform movement brings to a southern village in China during the early 1950s. Contrary to the hopes of the peasants in this story, the redistribution of land does not mean an end to hunger.

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  • The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai
    The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai (English, Hardback) Han Bangqing

    Considered one of the great works of Chinese fiction, this is a story of desire and virtue set in the pleasure quarters of nineteenth-century Shanghai. From beautiful sirens to lower-class prostitutes, from well-respected patrons to repugnant criminals, it reveals the romantic games of the sing-song girls.

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  • Das goldene Joch
    Das goldene Joch (German, Hardback) Eileen Chang

    Qiqiao ist mittellos, aber schön. Im China Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts hat sie die Wahl, sich vor das goldene Joch einer arrangierten Ehe spannen oder als Konkubine aushalten zu lassen. Qiqiao heiratet in die reiche Jiang-Familie ein und muss sich mit dem bettlägerigen Sohn abfinden. Sie hasst ihren Mann, und in ihrer Einsamkeit verliebt sie sich in den gut aussehenden Schwager. Gefangen in der...

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  • Red Rose, White Rose
    Red Rose, White Rose (Paperback) Eileen Chang

    There were two women in Zhenbao's life: one he called his white rose, the other his red rose. One was a spotless wife, the other a passionate mistress. Isn't that just how the average man describe a chaste widow's devotion to her husband's memory - as spotless, and passionate too? Maybe every man has had two such women - at least two.

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  • The Fall of the Pagoda
    The Fall of the Pagoda (English, Hardback) Eileen Chang

    This novel describes the growing up a small girl in Shanghai at a time when traditional values are turned upside down and new values have yet to be established. This small girl is mature well beyond her age, and the novel records her perceptions of the adults around her.

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  • Chinese Literature and Culture Volume 6
    Chinese Literature and Culture Volume 6 (English, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    Slavoj Žižek looks awry at classical Chinese thought, "Is, then, Heaven not the Chinese name for the big Other? Is not, in this sense, the Communist Party rule legitimized by the Mandate of Heaven..." Our gaze shifts to see a surprisingly contemporary relevance in the ongoing battle between Confucius and Hanfei. In Eileen Chang's "The Blockade," as the trolley car comes to a standstill, time...

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  • Gefahr und Begierde
    Gefahr und Begierde (German, Paperback) Eileen Chang

    Eileen Chang, Star der Shanghaier Literaturszene der vierziger Jahre, war im kommunistischen China jahrzehntelang verfemt. Heute wird sie weltweit als literarische Wiederentdeckung gefeiert. Ihre Erzählungen halten den verzweifelten Lebenswillen der chinesischen Metropole fest und bewahren eine versunkene Welt vor dem Vergessen. Lernen Sie auch das Hörbuch zu diesem Titel kennen!

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  • The Book of Change
    The Book of Change (English, Hardback) Eileen Chang

    "Eileen Chang is now recognized as one of the greatest modern Chinese writers, though she was completely erased from official histories in mainland China at one time. She was the most popular writer in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II, withEnglish and Chinese stories focusing on human frailties rather than nationalist propaganda. For her non-committal politics and idiosyncrasies, she...

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