Renditions nos. 17 & 18 (Spring & Autumn 1982)​

Middlebrow Fiction

295 pages

* currently out of print

Table of Contents

Editor’s Page
Liu Ts’un-yanIntroduction: “Middlebrow” in Perspective1
P’u Sung-lingMarriage as Retribution
Translated by Chi-chen Wang
Han Pang-ch’ingSing-song Girls of Shanghai
Translated by Eileen Chang
Stephen ChengSing-song Girls of Shanghai and Its Narrative Methods111
Tseng P’uA Flower in a Sinful Sea
Translated by Rafe de Crespigny and Liu Ts’un-yan
H. P. TsengMy Father’s Literary Journey
Translated by Colin Modini
C. T. HsiaHsü Chen-ya’s Yü-li hun: An Essay in Literary History and Criticism199
Perry LinkAn Interview with Pao T’ien-hsiao241
Chang Hen-shuiFate in Tears and Laughter
Translated by Sally Borthwick
Notes on Contributors288
Notes on Illustrations290
Chinese Text293