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Cantonese Love Songs

An English Translation of Jiu Ji-yung’s Cantonese Songs of the Early 19th century

Distributed for Hong Kong University Press

Cantonese Love Songs

An English Translation of Jiu Ji-yung’s Cantonese Songs of the Early 19th century

This collection of 97 Cantonese love songs aims to give a wider audience the opportunity of reading these songs in English. The author investigates the language and social background of the songs and provides cross-references to Chinese and Western literature.The Chinese text of the poems is also included.

216 pages | 6.5 x 9.5


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