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Works: 1,104 works in 2,837 publications in 7 languages and 21,005 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Political fiction  Biography  Portraits  Romance fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Contributor, Performer, Conductor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PL2837.E35, 895.1348
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 張愛玲
The rice sprout song : a novel of modern China by Ailing Zhang( Book )

106 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 895 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
Lust, caution : the story by Ailing Zhang( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An espionage thriller set against the backdrop of World War II Shanghai recounts the relationship between Mr. Yee, a powerful political figure, and Wang Chia-chih, a young woman who is swept up in a perilous game of emotional intrigue with Mr. Yee
Naked earth by Ailing Zhang( Book )

50 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 512 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"--
The sing-song girls of Shanghai by Bangqing Han( Book )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 468 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
Half a lifelong romance : a novel by Ailing Zhang( Book )

40 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shanghai, 1930s. Shen Shijun, a young engineer, has fallen in love with his colleague, the beautiful Gu Manzhen. He is determined to resist his family's efforts to match him with his wealthy cousin so that he can marry the woman he truly loves. But dark circumstances--a lustful brother-in-law, a treacherous sister, a family secret--force the two young lovers apart. As Manzhen and Shijun go on their separate paths, they lose track of one another, and their lives become filled with feints and schemes, missed connections and tragic misunderstandings. At every turn, societal expectations seem to thwart their prospects for happiness. Still, Manzhen and Shijun dare to hold out hope--however slim--that they might one day meet again. A glamorous, wrenching tale set against the glittering backdrop of an extraordinary city, Half a Lifelong Romance is a beloved classic from one of the essential writers of twentieth-century China"--
Xiao tuan yuan by Ailing Zhang( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 359 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
Yuan nü by Ailing Zhang( Book )

63 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rouge of the north by Ailing Zhang( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 325 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
The fall of the pagoda by Ailing Zhang( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 294 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
Hong lou meng yan by Ailing Zhang( Book )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shi zuo zhe lü ju mei guo yan jiu< hong lou meng> shi nian de xin xue jie jing,Yi shi yi bu xue shu kao ju zhi zuo.Nei rong bao kuo:hong lou meng wei wan,Chu xiang hong lou meng,Er xiang hong lou meng,San xiang hong lou meng,Si xiang hong lou meng,Wu xiang hong lou meng
Lust, caution : the story, the screenplay, and the making of the film by Ailing Zhang( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major motion picture from Oscar-winning director Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Brokeback Mountain): an intensely passionate story of love and espionage, set in Shanghai during World War II. In the midst of the Japanese occupation of China and Hong Kong, two lives become intertwined: Wong Chia Chi, a young student active in the resistance, and Mr. Yee, a powerful political figure who works for the Japanese occupational government. As these two move deftly between Shanghai's tea parties and secret interrogations, they become embroiled in the complicated politics of wartime ' and in a mutual attraction that may be more than what they expected. Written in lush, lavish prose, and with the tension of a political thriller, Lust, Caution brings 1940s Shanghai artfully to life even as it limns the erotic pulse of a doomed love affair. From the Trade Paperback edition
Zhang kan by Ailing Zhang( Book )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samling af digte og essays. De handler om Hong Kong i trediverne og fyrrerne og om nogle menneskeskæbner der
Love in a fallen city by Ailing Zhang( Book )

44 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 207 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
Written on water by Ailing Zhang( Book )

53 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Chang is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential modern Chinese novelists and cultural critics of the twentieth century. In Written on Water, first published in 1945 and now available for the first time in English, Chang offers essays on art, literature, war, and urban life, as well as autobiographical reflections. Chang takes in the sights and sounds of wartime Shanghai and Hong Kong, with the tremors of national upheaval and the drone of warplanes in the background, and inventively fuses explorations of urban life, literary trends, domestic habits, and historic events."
Tong xue shao nian du bu jian by Ailing Zhang( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xu ji by Ailing Zhang( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yi jing by Ailing Zhang( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of change by Ailing Zhang( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 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
Di yi Lu xiang : Zhang Ailing duan pian xiao shuo ji zhi er by Ailing Zhang( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wang ran ji by Ailing Zhang( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in Chinese and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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

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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

Lust, caution : the storyThe sing-song girls of ShanghaiXiao tuan yuanThe rouge of the northThe fall of the pagodaLust, caution : the story, the screenplay, and the making of the filmLove in a fallen cityWritten on waterThe book of change