Love Stories and Tragedies from Chinese Classic Operas (IV): The Romance of the Western Bower, Zhao the Orphan, Snow in Summer
- About the Book
The stories included in this collection are some of the oldest and most popular in Chinese literature. Some of them started as folk legends; others were written by the literati for palace entertainment. All of them have been revised and adapted numerous times as poems, plays, and novels, but they are best known as famous Chinese operas.