Sinolingua

Abridged Chinese Classic Series-Autumn

  • ISBN: 9787802003927
  • Pub.Date: 2009-09-15
  • Author: Guangheng Shi;Xiaoyi Lu;Junxuan Yang
  • Category: Others
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 This is the abridged version of the trilogy The Torrents: Family, Spring, Autumn, masterpiece of Ba Jin, one of the greatest writers of modern Chinese literature. The trilogy recounts the decline of a large feudal family following the May Fourth Movement of 1919. The abridged version of 30,000 words for each title, approximately 1/10 of each of the original, can be read by elementary level students of Chinese with a 2,000-word vocabulary or can be used as an aid to reading the original. Each chapter is followed by a list of words and commentary notes both in Chinese and English, and several study questions.