Classical Chinese plays.

by Josephine Huang Hung

Publisher: Drama Books Specialists/Publishers in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 272 Downloads: 511
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Edition Notes

GenreTranslations into English.
SeriesMei Ya heritage series
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14101193M

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