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Works: 986 works in 2,653 publications in 6 languages and 20,216 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Political fiction  Biography  Portraits  Romance fiction  Records and correspondence  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Performer, Conductor, Creator
Classifications: PL2837.E35, 814.3
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 張愛玲
The rice sprout song : a novel of modern China by Ailing Zhang( Book )

108 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this "first of three novels written in English in the 1950s and 1960s by Eileen Chang," the author touches "on subjects hitherto unnoticed in her works: the politics of writing and writing about politics."--Foreword, p. vii-viii
The sing-song girls of Shanghai by Bangqing Han( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered one of the great works of Chinese fiction, The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai is a story of desire and virtue set in the pleasure quarters of nineteenth-century Shanghai. Han Bangqing, himself a frequent habitué of the city's notorious brothels, reveals a world populated by lonely souls who seek consolation amid the pleasures and decadence of Shanghai's demimonde. From beautiful sirens to lower-class prostitutes, from well-respected patrons to repugnant criminals, The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai brings the romantic games of the sing-song girls to vivid life, as well as the tragic consequences faced by those who unexpectedly fall in love with their customers. Han Bangqing also tells his story from a male point of view, revealing the danger of becoming trapped between desire and propriety. First translated in draft by the legendary Chinese writer Eileen Chang, and later revised by Eva Hung, The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai combines psychological realism with modernist sensibilities and is a pioneering work of Chinese fiction."--Book cover
Qing cheng zhi lian : Zhang Ailing duan pian xiao shuo ji zhi 1 by Ailing Zhang( Book )

92 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the late 1930s and in the decadent Hong Kong on the eve of the Japanese invasion, tells a story of the love affair between a once-wealthy widow and divorcee newly arrived in Hong Kong and a rich Chinese playboy educated at Cambridge
Half a lifelong romance : a novel by Ailing Zhang( Book )

72 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manzhen is a young worker in a Shanghai factory, where she meets Shijun, the son of wealthy merchants. Despite family complications, they fall in love and begin to dream of a shared life together - until circumstances force them apart. When they are reunited after a separation of many years, can they start their relationship again? Or is it destined to be the romance of only half a lifetime?
Xiao tuan yuan by Ailing Zhang( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zhang Ailing's last novel about a young woman from a traditional family and studied in a convent school. Later she falls in love with a married man. A lot of the plot is based on her own life"--Provided by vendor
The rouge of the north by Ailing Zhang( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the events in the life of a Chinese lower-class woman trapped within the confines of an unhappy arranged marriage, resulting in her gradual descent into madness
Written on water by Ailing Zhang( Book )

72 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shou lu le zhang ai ling de duo pian san wen,Bao kuo you< zhong guo ren de yin le>,< zhang fu de xin>,< yu san xia> deng
The fall of the pagoda by Ailing Zhang( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first of two semi-autobiographical novels written originally in English which depict Chang's childhood years in Tianjin and Shanghai. The book introduces a young girl growing up amid many family entanglements with her divorced mother and spinster aunt during the 1930s
Wang ran ji by Ailing Zhang( Book )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Chinese and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

48 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of Emerson's notable writings. Includes biographical material and a chronology
The book of change by Ailing Zhang( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eileen Chang is now recognized as one of the greatest modern Chinese writers, though she was completely erased from official histories in mainland China at one time. She was the most popular writer in Japanese-occupied Shanghai during World War II, with English and Chinese stories focusing on human frailties rather than nationalist propaganda. For her non-committal politics and idiosyncrasies, she was boycotted by fellow writers after the war and forced to the margins of literary respectability. Eileen Chang arrived in Hong Kong from Shanghai in 1939 and enrolled in the University of Hong Kong. Her childhood in Shanghai was a gothic horror tale in which she finally ran away from her father and stepmother. Her student life in Hong Kong was a happy interlude, but Chang soon found herself stranded by the war. The Japanese occupation of late 1941 provided many brutal lessons on the fragile nature of personal attachments. The Book of Change was written in English, like its prequel, The Fall of the Pagoda, depicting Chang's childhood in Tianjin and Shanghai. It provides a first-hand account of life in wartime Hong Kong following the Japanese invasion, with scathing details of widespread cowardice, as well as inspiring examples of human resilience."--Publisher website
Dui zhao ji : kan lao zhao xiang bu by Ailing Zhang( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naked earth by Ailing Zhang( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Chinese and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An NYRB Classics Original After leaving the Mainland for Hong Kong in 1952, Eileen Chang was commissioned by the United States Information Service to write two books, one of which was her magnificent novel Naked Earth. Far from being a simplistic exercise in anti-Communist propaganda (two previous novels Chang wrote were pro-Communist), Naked Earth is a powerfully moving, Balzacian tale that follows two young students, Liu Ch'uen and Su Nan, who fall in love at a time when, as Chang writes, "the whole country lay stretched out like an open palm, ready to close around any one person at any minute." Mao's land reform movement is in full force, and Liu and Su Nan are sent to a farm to help the peasants take over the fields. The work is hard, the nights long, and slowly it becomes clear that spies abound. Both Liu and Su Nan harbor festering secrets that are pulling them apart and Liu is eventually imprisoned by his enemies and sent to fight on the Korean front. A romance, a thrilling drama, a tragedy, Naked Earth is a stunning work of twentieth-century fiction by one of China's most revered modern novelists"--
Chuan qi by Ailing Zhang( Book )

29 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shou xiao shuo 15 pian, shu mo fu san wen yi pian " zhong guo de ri ye "
Zhang Ailing si yu lu by Ailing Zhang( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in Chinese and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lust, caution and other stories by Ailing Zhang( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940s' Shanghai, Jiazhi's life is a front. A patriotic student radical, her mission is to seduce a powerful employee of the occupying government and lead him to the assassin's bullet. But she begins to wonder if she can coldly take Mr Yi to his death. Or is she beginning to fall in love with him?
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The sing-song girls of Shanghai
Alternative Names

Ailing, Zhang 1920-1995

Čang, Ailing 1920-1995

Chan, Airin

Chang, Ai-ling.

Chang Ai-ling 1920-1995

Chang, Eileen.

Chang, Eileen 1920-1955

Chang, Eileen 1920-1995

Chang, Eileen 1921-1995

Chang Reyher, Eileen

Chang Reyher Eileen 1920-1995

Chang, Ying.

Chang, Ying 1920-1995

Chang, Ying-ying, 1920-1995

Chō, Airei

Cho, Airei 1921-1995

Eileen, 1920-1995

Eileen Chang Chinese writer and screenwriter

Eileen Chang escritora china

Eileen Chang scenarioschrijfster uit China (1920-1995)

Fan-ssu-p'ing, 1920-1995

Fansiping, 1920-1995

Hsiu-ching, 1920-1995

Liang-ching, 1920-1995

Liang, Jing 1920-1995

Liang, Jing 1921-1995

Liangjing, 1920-1995

Reyher, Eileen Chang


Tiuⁿ Ài-lêng

Trương, Ái Linh

Trương, Ái Linh 1920-1995

Wang-nai, 1920-1995

Wang, Nai 1921-1995

Xu, Jing 1921-1995

Xujing, 1920-1995

Zhang, Ai-ling.

Zhang Ai ling 1920-1995

Zhang, Ailing

Zhang Ailing 1920-1995

Zhang, Ailing 1921-1995

Zhang Ailing Chinesische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

Zhang Ailing écrivaine chinoise

Zhang, Ailingy

Zhang, Ying

Zhang Ying 1920-1995

Zhang, Ying 1921-1995

Zhang, Yingying, 1920-1995

Чжан Айлин

Чжан Айлін

จาง ไอหลิง


장애령 1920-1995

チャン, アイリン

チョウ, アイレイ

チョウ, アイレイ 1921-1995


張, 愛玲

張, 愛玲 1920-1995

張媖, 1920-1995


張愛玲 1920-1995

张爱玲, 1921-1995

張煐 1920-1995

張瑛 1920-1995

張瑛煐, 1920-1995

徐京, 1920-1995

徐京 1921-1995


梁京, 1920-1995

梁京 1921-1995

王鼐, 1920-1995

王鼐 1921-1995

范思平, 1920-1995

范思平 1921-1995

The sing-song girls of ShanghaiQing cheng zhi lian : Zhang Ailing duan pian xiao shuo ji zhi 1Half a lifelong romance : a novelXiao tuan yuanThe rouge of the northWritten on waterThe fall of the pagodaThe portable Emerson