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Liaozhai Zhiyi 聊斋志异

Posted by sydcarten June 9, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

For those who are interested the latest offering from Librivox is:

聊斋志异 by 蒲松龄

《聊斋志异》,清代短篇小说集,是蒲松龄的代表作,在他40岁左右时基本完成,此后不断有所增补和修改。“聊斋”是他的书屋名称,“志”是记述的意思, “异”指奇异的故事。全书有短篇小说491篇,内容十分广泛,多谈狐、魔、花、妖,以此来概括当时的社会关系,反映了17世纪中国的社会面貌。书中写的是 一个花妖鬼狐的世界,既有对如漆墨黑的社会现实的不满,又有对怀才不遇、仕途难攀的不平;既有对贪宫污吏狼狈为奸的鞭笞,又有对勇于反抗,敢于复仇的平民 的称赞;而数量最多、质量上乘、写得最美最动人的是那些人与狐妖、人与鬼神以及人与人之间的纯真爱情的篇章。 (来自百度百科)

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