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  • selected Shakespearean soliloquies with commentary
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About the author:
A visiting professor at Fu Jen Catholic University, Ching-Hsi Perng is Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University, where he retired as Distinguished Professor of English and Drama. Among some thirty books to his credit are three studies on Shakespeare and Chinese translations of Hamlet and The Merchant of Venice. He is also co-playwright (with Fang Chen) of Bond, a bangzi adaptation of The Merchant of Venice, and co-editor (with Beatrice Biqi Lei) of Shakespeare in Culture. His current project is a new annotated Chinese version of Measure for Measure.

Textbook: $19.99 USD


Dialogue with Monologue
Ching-Hsi Perng

ISBN: 978-957-445-402-0

Page Count: 168

8.5 x 6 x 0.2 inches
October 2013


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