The world of Shanghai courtesans

The world of Shanghai courtesans

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Classics of Filial Piety

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Classics of Filial Piety Classics of Filial Piety Since the establishment of a Confucian society in the Han dynasty, some two thousand years ago, filial piety could be considered the central pillar around which Chinese society has been built. The behavior of each...
The world of Shanghai courtesans

Teahouse: A Drama by Lao She

Teahouse: A Drama by Lao She In Brief: One of the best contemporary plays compels multiple reflections on hope and power, and perhaps that universal dream of living in a just society. A drama that unfolds in a limited space spanning half a century of Chinese history....
To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke

To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke

To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke To Serve the People, a satire by Yan Lianke In Brief: A biting satire in which the small longings of each person are exposed as the inevitable substratum on which great ideals, such as «serving the people» are built. The...

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