Eight Dragons on the Roof and Other Tales by Haiyan Chen,Fang Li PDF

Eight Dragons on the Roof and Other Tales by Haiyan Chen,Fang Li PDF

By Haiyan Chen,Fang Li

ISBN-10: 0835100049

ISBN-13: 9780835100045

This pleasant choice of conventional chinese language tales and folktales—some relationship again greater than 1,000 years—all characteristic a dragon subject and feature been a part of the chinese language storytelling culture for generations. incorporated are works resembling famous writer Pu Songling’s The Rakshas and the ocean industry, that includes the wonderful narrative of a dragon palace underneath the waves, in addition to a variety of cultural tales of dragon symbolism and value. In those tales, Dragons engage with daily humans as well as gods and demons within the religious realm. A myriad forged of characters contains mysterious spirits, princesses, philosophers, magicians, and masses extra, making this an excellent ebook for more youthful readers to consume whereas aiding them comprehend why the dragon is so very important in chinese language tradition. The dragons during this publication are fierce, playful, tragic, and noble, yet the entire tales mirror the deep appreciate and reverence that chinese language tradition areas at the dragon. As topics of mythology and folklore in an extended culture of storytelling, the attraction of dragons is timeless.

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