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Stories Old and New

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xv-xxvi
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  1. Translators’ Note
  2. pp. xxvii-xxviii
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  1. Chronology of Chinese Dynasties
  2. pp. xxix-xxx
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  1. Stories Old and New
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. Title Page from the 1620 Edition
  2. pp. 3-4
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  1. Preface to the 1620 Edition
  2. pp. 5-8
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  1. 1. Jiang Xingge Reencounters His Pearl Shirt
  2. pp. 9-47
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  1. 2. Censor Chen Ingeniously Solves the Case of the Gold Hairpins and Brooches
  2. pp. 48-75
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  1. 3. Han the Fifth Sells Her Charms in New Bridge Town
  2. pp. 76-93
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  1. 4. Ruan San Redeems His Debt in Leisurely Clouds Nunnery
  2. pp. 94-112
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  1. 5. Penniless Ma Zhou Meets His Opportunity through a Woman Selling Pancakes
  2. pp. 113-122
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  1. 6. Lord Ge Gives Away Pearl Maiden
  2. pp. 123-132
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  1. 7. Yang Jiao’ai Lays Down His Life for the Sake of Friendship
  2. pp. 133-142
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  1. 8. Wu Bao’an Abandons His Family to Ransom His Friend
  2. pp. 143-158
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  1. 9. Duke Pei of Jin Returns a Concubine to Her Rightful Husband
  2. pp. 159-171
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  1. 10. Magistrate Teng Settles the Case of Inheritance with Ghostly Cleverness
  2. pp. 172-193
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  1. 11. Zhao Bosheng Meets with Emperor Renzong in a Teahouse
  2. pp. 194-206
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  1. 12. The Courtesans Mourn Liu the Seventh in the Spring Breeze
  2. pp. 207-221
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  1. 13. Zhang Daoling Tests Zhao Sheng Seven Times
  2. pp. 222-239
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  1. 14. Chen Xiyi Rejects Four Appointments from the Imperial Court
  2. pp. 240-251
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  1. 15. The Dragon-and-Tiger Reunion of Shi Hongzhao the Minister and His Friend the King
  2. pp. 252-280
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  1. 16. The Chicken-and-Millet Dinner for Fan Juqing, Friend in Life and Death
  2. pp. 281-289
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  1. 17. Shan Fulang’s Happy Marriage in Quanzhou
  2. pp. 290-301
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  1. 18. Yang Balao’s Extraordinary Family Reunion in the Land of Yue
  2. pp. 302-317
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  1. 19. Yang Qianzhi Meets a Monk Knight-Errant on a Journey by Boat
  2. pp. 318-333
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  1. 20. Chen Congshan Loses His Wife on Mei Ridge
  2. pp. 334-348
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  1. 21. Qian Poliu Begins His Career in Lin’an
  2. pp. 349-382
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  1. 22. Zheng Huchen Seeks Revenge in Mumian Temple
  2. pp. 383-416
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  1. 23. Zhang Shunmei Finds a Fair Lady during the Lantern Festival
  2. pp. 417-429
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  1. 24. Yang Siwen Meets an Old Acquaintance in Yanshan
  2. pp. 430-449
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  1. 25. Yan Pingzhong Kills Three Men with Two Peaches
  2. pp. 450-460
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  1. 26. Shen Xiu Causes Seven Deaths with One Bird
  2. pp. 461-474
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  1. 27. Jin Yunu Beats the Heartless Man
  2. pp. 475-488
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  1. 28. Li Xiuqing Marries the Virgin Huang with Honor
  2. pp. 489-501
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  1. 29. Monk Moon Bright Redeems Willow Green
  2. pp. 502-516
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  1. 30. Abbot Mingwu Redeems Abbot Wujie
  2. pp. 517-536
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  1. 31. Sima Mao Disrupts Order in the Underworld and Sits in Judgment
  2. pp. 537-556
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  1. 32. Humu Di Intones Poems and Visits the Netherworld
  2. pp. 557-571
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  1. 33. Old Man Zhang Grows Melons and Marries Wennü
  2. pp. 572-590
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  1. 34. Mr. Li Saves a Snake and Wins Chenxin
  2. pp. 591-601
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  1. 35. The Monk with a Note Cleverly Tricks Huangfu’s Wife
  2. pp. 602-616
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  1. 36. Song the Fourth Greatly Torments Tightwad Zhang
  2. pp. 617-642
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  1. 37. Emperor Wudi of the Liang Dynasty Goes to the Land of Extreme Bliss through Ceaseless Cultivation
  2. pp. 643-668
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  1. 38. Ren the Filial Son with a Fiery Disposition Becomes a God
  2. pp. 669-686
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  1. 39. Wang Xinzhi Dies to Save the Entire Family
  2. pp. 687-717
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  1. 40. Shen Xiaoxia Encounters the Expedition Memorials
  2. pp. 718-752
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 753-777
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 778-794
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