The Judge Dee Novels of R. H. van Gulik: The Case of the Chinese Detective and the American Reader

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The Judge Dee Novels provides a comprehensive survey of Robert van Gulik's series of novels (1949-1968) featuring the Tang dynasty magistrate, Judge Dee. In addition to providing a synopsis of each of the Judge Dee stories (with commentaries on the plots, the characters, and the thematic and historical aspects of each story), it examines van Gulik's achievement in two significant, related contexts: the development of detective fiction (both Chinese and Western) and the image of China in popular American literature of the twentieth century.

Product Details

Price
£46.95
Publisher
McFarland & Co Inc
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780786496211

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