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The wisdom of the classics in comics: Madam White Snake Thunder God Shaolin Temple

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Author: CAI ZHI ZHONG;
Language: Chinese, English
Page: 356
Publication Date: 01/2014
ISBN: 9787514320510
Publisher: Modern Press
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This new edition includes three comic adaptions of Chinese classics in simplified Chinese and English: Madam White Snake (白蛇传), Thunder God (雷公转) and Shaolin Temple (少林寺).
 
Madam White Snake (白蛇传)
Part of the Traditional Chinese Culture series, it is an illustrated adaptation of a well-known legendary folktale about the love story between a snake spirit who transformed to a female human (Madam White Snake) and a young male human Xu Xian. The book tells the incredible story through cartoon panels with a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom. It is a great and easy tool to learn Chinese classics.
 
Thunder God (雷公转)
Part of the Traditional Chinese Culture Series, this book is an illustrated adaptation of two classical short stories of the selection "Short Stories of the Tang Dynasty" (Chinese: 唐代传奇). Collected and popularized by the immensely popular Chinese illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, the selection includes the two fantastic tales Lei Gong Chuan (Chinese: 雷公传, English: Thunder God)  and She Tian Shi (Chinese: 蛇天师, English: Snake Master) with cartoon panels and a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom. It is a great and easy tool to learn Chinese classics. It is illustrated in comic style, including the modern Chinese text in simplified characters with English translations.
 
Shaolin Temple (少林寺)
Part of The Traditional Chinese Culture series, this book is an illustrated adaptation of history and the originality of martial arts and knowledge of Shaolin school and Wudang Mountain school of martial arts. Collected and popularized by the immensely popular Chinese illustrator Tsai Chih Chung, Shaolin Temple brings an interesting introduction to martial arts for the reader of today through cartoon panels with a text that is irreverently humorous yet replete with wisdom. A great series to learn about the Chinese classics in a simple and entertaining format. Shaolin Temple is illustrated in comic style, with the Chinese text in simplified characters with English translations.
Table of Contents
白蛇传 
Madam White Snake 
附录·延伸阅读APPENDIX Further reading 
雷公传 
Thunder God 
蛇天师 Snake Master 
附录·延伸阅读APPENDIX Further reading 
少林寺 
Shaolin Temple 
武当山Wudang Mountain 
比武大会The Tournament 
附录·延伸阅读APPENDIX Further reading
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