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Anthologies & Short Stories

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The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature - edited by Joseph S.M. Lau and Howard Goldblatt

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An Anthology of Chinese Literature: Beginnings to 1911 - edited and translated by Stephen Owen

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The Red Brush: Writing Women of Imperial China - edited by Wilt L. Idema, Beata Grant

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Writing Women in Modern China - edited by Amy D. Dooling, Kristina M. Torgeson

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Writing Women in Modern China: The Revolutionary Years, 1936-1976 - edited by Amy Dooling

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Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused: Fiction From Today's China - Howard Goldblatt, editor

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Children's Literature in China: From Lu Xun to Mao Zedong - Mary Ann Farquhar

 

Poetry

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When I Find You Again, It Will Be in Mountains: Selected Poems of Chia Tao - translated by Mike O'Connor

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Poems of the Masters: China's Classic Anthology of T'ang and Sung Dynasty Verse - translated by Red Pine

  


 

Chinese Literature

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I Myself Am a Woman: Selected Writings of Ding Ling - Ding Ling, edited by Tani E. Barlow

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Soul Mountain - Gao Xingjian

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Waiting: A Novel - Ha Jin

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Family - Ba Jin

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Blades of Grass: The Stories of Lao She - William A. Lyell

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The Garlic Ballads: A Novel - Mo Yan

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The Good Earth - Pearl S. Buck

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Red Sorghum: A Novel of China - Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt

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Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel - Guanzhong Luo, translated by Moss Roberts

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Raise the Red Lantern: Three Novellas - Su Tong

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A Dream of Red Mansions - Cao Xueqin, translated by Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang

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Journey to the West - Wu Cheng'en, translated by W.J.F. Jenner

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Rickshaw Boy - Lao She

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Selected Stories of Lu Hsun - Lu Hsun

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Mulan: Five Versions of a Classic Chinese Legend - translated by Shiamin Kwa and Wilt L. Idema

 

Biography & Memoir

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China - Jung Chang

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Thousand Pieces of Gold - Ruthanne Lum McCunn

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Snow Falling in Spring: Coming of Age in China During the Cultural Revolution - Moying Li

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From Emperor to Citizen: The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi - Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, translated by W.J.F. Jenner

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Red Azalea - Anchee Min

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Yuan Mei: Eighteenth Century Chinese Poet - Arthur Waley

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The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom - Simon Winchester

 

Classroom Play

Download this classroom play dramatized for classroom use by John Watt, based on the translation by Moss Roberts.

  


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For Kids

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Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem about China - Ed Young

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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon - Grace Lin

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A Thousand Peaks: Poems from China - Siyu Liu, Orel Protopopescu

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Maples in the Mist: Poems for Children from the Tang Dynasty - Minfong Ho

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The Magical Monkey King: Mischief in Heaven - Ji-Li Jiang

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Monkey King Wreaks Havoc in Heaven - Retold by Debby Chen

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Tang Monk Disciples Monkey King - Retold by Debby Chen

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Monkey King - Ed Young

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The Making of Monkey King - Robert Kraus

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Chinese Children's Favorite Stories - Mingmei Yip

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The Ballad of Mulan - Song Nan Zhang

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China's Bravest Girl: The Legend of Hua Mu Lan - Charlie Chin

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Fa Mulan: The Story of a Woman Warrior - Robert D. San Souci

  


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