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The water margin

Nai"an Shi

The water margin

outlaws of the marsh

by Nai"an Shi

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Published by Tuttle Pub. in North Clarendon, Vt .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Shi Naian ; translated by J. H. Jackson ; with a new foreword by Edwin Lowe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2694.S5 E5 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492424M
ISBN 109780804840958
LC Control Number2010001697
OCLC/WorldCa436027537

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Water Margin by Shi Nai An, Luo Guanzhong | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Asiapac Books Pte Ltd. The Outlaws of the Marsh Shi Nai'an and Luo Guanzhong Chapter 1 In Circular Road Village He Receives Three Heavenly Books • Chapter 43 The False Li Kui Robs Lone Travellers on the Road On the Water White Streak in the Waves Gets His Revenge • The Outlaws of the MarshFile Size: 2MB.

The Water Margin (Shui Hu Zhuan) is one of the most surprising classics of Chinese literature. Many books in the west have portrayed Asia, and China in particular, as being a place where people blend in, go along to get along, or submit to authority out of Confucian filial piety. This is not one of those books/5.   Water Margin is well-known as one of the four greatest Chinese literary classics*. It tells the stories of a group of heroes, who stand for different classes of people daring to struggle against the corruption and oppression of the times. Altogether there are men and three women among the notable characters in the Liangshan band. These stories take place at the .

The novel Water Margin by Shi Nai'an details the rise and fall of a group of bandits during the time of the Song Dynasty in China. Among the themes addressed in this novel are the abuse of power by officials, the unjust punishment of the loyal and the power of chivalry and loyalty. Much can also be learned from the novel about the customs and. - Buy The Water Margin book online at best prices in India on Read The Water Margin book reviews & author details and more /5(33).


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The Water Margin (Shui Hu Zhuan) is one of the most surprising classics of Chinese literature. Many books in the west have portrayed Asia, and China in particular, as being a place where people blend in, go along to get along, or submit to authority out of Confucian filial piety.

This is not one of those by: 3. About the Author. SHI NAI'AN (―), was a classical Chinese author attributed as the first compiler of Water Margin from Suzhou.

Some modern scholars doubt that Shi actually existed, and believe his was a The water margin book of Luo Guanzhong, who was attributed as a main compiler of Romance of Three Kingdoms.

SHIRLEY CHANG was born in Taipei, Taiwan, 5/5(2). Outlaws of the Marsh, a/k/a The Water Margin and other titles, is an epic Chinese novel about rebels, resistance, war, and friendship. It concerns people who, for various reasons, defy local authorities and join a bandit force hiding out on a marsh-surrounded mountain/5.

In addition to authoring Water Margin, he was also the teacher of Lo Kuan-chung, author of Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Jackson first came into contact with Chinese culture through his involvement with Presbyterian missionary efforts. His translation of The Water Margin was the first to follow the text of the Chinese original closely.

The Water Margin. (Real Reads) Although Song Jiang is only a lowly local government official, he is loyal to the emperor and kind to all the citizens in his care.

But Song is in trouble. A series of unfortunate incidents have led to him being arrested, and his political enemies are keen to see him sentenced to death. There is still hope, however.4/5. The Water Margin, also known in English as Outlaws of the Marsh or All Men Are Brothers, is one of The water margin book most powerful narratives to emerge from China.

The book, conventionally attributed to an Author: Josh Stenberg. Description of the book "The Water Margin: The Outlaws of the Marsh": Based upon the historical bandit Song Jiang and his companions, this Chinese equivalent of the English classic "Robin Hood and His Merry Men" is an epic tale of rebellion against tyranny and has been thrilling and inspiring readers for hundreds of years.

The Water Margin actually shows how most surveillance systems are used ex post to retrace the steps of a known subject. The Chinese system used a double system of top down (travel permission) and bottom up (inn registry).

The Stars of Destiny are at the core of the plot of Water Margin. Based on the Taoist concept that each person's destiny is tied to a "Star of Destiny" (宿星), the Stars of Destiny are stars representing demonic overlords who were banished by the deity Shangdi.

This movie is only based on Chapters of a Chinese novel called The Water Margin. I'm a fan of the Suikoden (Video Game) series, and it's loosely based and inspired on this tale, so it was a must watch for me.

If you're expecting the usual Shaw/Chang Cheh kung-fu movies, be warned this one's a little different/5(42). Water Margin, also translated as All Men Are Brothers, ancient Chinese vernacular novel known from several widely varying manuscripts under the name Shuihuzhuan.

Its variations are so extreme as to make the work the most textually complex in Chinese literature; the text cannot be dated with accuracy, and its authors cannot be identified.

A Japanese heard the story in the book, and hoping to get it, the Chinese businessman gave the book to him. This is the beginning of the Water Margin was introduced into Japan. The famous Sinologist Okajima Kanzan () in the Edo period 5/5(1).

Rescue at Wild Boar Forest: A Story from the Chinese Classic Novel, Water Margin (Tales from the Water Margin, Vol. 1) Rennian,Hungben, Zhao,Luo, Guanzhong,Naian, Shi Published by Inland Book Co ().

Praised for its psychological insight into the characters’ motivations, the book greatly influenced Japanese culture and is widely considered the world’s first novel. InSuematsu Kencho translated a condensed version of the text into English, allowing. He was attributed as the first compiler of the Water Margin, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature.

Not much biographical information is known about him/5. The novel Water Margin by Shi Nai'an details the rise and fall of a group of bandits during the time of the Song Dynasty in China. Among the themes addressed in this novel are the abuse of power by officials, the unjust punishment of the loyal and the power of chivalry and loyalty.

In addition to authoring The Water Margin, he was also the teacher of Lo Kuan-Chung, the author of Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Jackson first came into contact with Chinese culture through his involvement with Presbyterian missionary efforts. His translation of The Water Margin was the first to closely follow the text of the Chinese.

The Stars of Destiny are at the core of the plot of the Chinese classical novel Shui Hu Zhuan, which was written by Shi Nai'an in the 14th century and is commonly translated as Water Margin, Outlaws of the Marsh, or All Men Are Brothers.

Suikoden, the Japanese translation of Shui Hu Zhuan, has been made into a series of role-playing video games. Water Margin, also known as Outlaws of the Marsh, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes, or The Marshes of Mount Liang, is one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature.

Attributed to Shi Naian, whom some believe to be Luo Guanzhong, the novel details the trials and tribulations of outlaws during Author: Shi Naian.

Water Margin (also known as Outlaws of the Marsh or All Men Are Brothers) is a bandit roman developed from folktales about the real life rebel Song Jiang who led a peasant uprising in the early twelfth century.

These Chinese bandits have much in common with the social bandits Robin Hood and his Merry Men, and cowboys and gun fighters of Western movies. I really would like to read it, but can't seem to figure out which translation is best.

My options appear to be as follows: The Water Margin: Outlaws of the Marsh - Translated by J.H. Jackson, with foreword and the occasional tweak by Edwin Lowe. ~ pages. Outlaws of the Marsh Vol.

- Translated by Shapiro. ~ pages. All Men Are Brothers - Translated by Pearl S. .Water Margin, also translated as Outlaws of the Marsh, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes, or The Marshes of Mount Liang, is a novel attributed to Shih Nai'an.

Considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature, the novel is written in vernacular Chinese rather than Classical Chinese/5.This is the first book of the five-volume Dent-Young translation of one of the four great Chinese classics, commonly known as "Water Margin." As with the other Chinese classic that I've read, The Journey to the West, Volume 1, it was evidently written to entertain, being a quick read with generous servings of humor and action, and occasional /5.