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Author Leung, Ping-kwan, 1949-2013.

Title Islands and continents : short stories / by Leung Ping-kwan ; edited by John Minford with Brian Holton and Agnes Hung-chong Chan
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 129 pages)
Contents Foreword 'PK'; Acknowledgements; Transcendence and the Fax Machine; The Romance of the Rib; The Dentists on the Avenida de la Revolución; Postcards from Prague; Borders; Islands and Continents; Postcolonial Affairs of Food and the Heart; Afterword -- Writer's Jetlag; Contributors' Biographical Notes
Summary In this kaleidoscope of stories, translated from the Chinese, P.K. Leung, one of Hong Kong's most celebrated literary figures, presents his personal vision of the city, evoking in his inimitable voice the local and international dimensions of this extraordinary place, capturing its poignant ambivalence as a postcolonial territory on the fringe of China
Notes Translated from the Chinese
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Subject Leung, Ping-kwan, 1949-2013 -- Translations into English
Leung, Ping-kwan, 1949- -- Translations into English
Leung, Ping-kwan, 1949-2013
Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Asian -- General.
Short stories, Chinese
Genre/Form Translations
Form Electronic book
Author Minford, John.
Holton, Brian.
Chan, Agnes Hung-Chong.
ISBN 9789888052431