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Works: 322 works in 1,139 publications in 12 languages and 11,630 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Nature films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  History  Science films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Editor, Commentator, Conceptor, Creator, Originator
Classifications: PL2925.K55, 895.1352
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by 严歌苓
Jinling shi san chai = The flowers of war by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Westerner finds refuge with a group of women in a church during Japan's rape of Nanking in 1937. Posing as a priest, he attempts to lead the women to safety
The flowers of war by Geling Yan( Book )

63 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short novel is based on true events that took place during the Nanking Massacre in 1937 when the Japanese invaded the Chinese city. It tells the story of an American missionary who, for a few terrifying days, finds himself sheltering a group of schoolgirls, prostitutes and wounded Chinese soldiers in the compound of his church
Earth : one amazing day( Visual )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Miscellaneous languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humor, intimacy and a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendor
The banquet bug by Geling Yan( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the new Beijing, sparkling skyscrapers rise overnight, prostitutes speak better English than their clients, and rich men eat roasted peacock while the destitute sell their blood to survive. In this chaotic world of opportunism and decadence, one fake business card might be all it takes to change a man's life forever
Little Aunt Crane by Geling Yan( Book )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in Chinese and English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last days of World War II, the Japanese occupation of Manchuria has collapsed. As the Chinese move in, the elders of the Japanese settler village of Sakito decide to preserve their honour by killing all the villagers in an act of mass suicide. Only 16-year-old Tatsuru escapes. But Tatsuru's trials have just begun. As she flees, she falls into the hands of human traffickers. She is sold to a wealthy Chinese family, where she becomes Duohe - the clandestine second wife to the only son, and the secret bearer of his children. Against all odds, Duohe forms an unlikely friendship with the first wife Xiaohuan, united by the unshakeable bonds of motherhood and family
The lost daughter of happiness by Geling Yan( Book )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1860s a young woman, Fusang, is kidnapped from her village in China and sold into San Francisco's seedy underworld of prostitution. Soon she falls into an obsessive relationship with a Californian boy, Chris. But there are many obstacles in their way
Di jiu ge gua fu by Geling Yan( Book )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang shu le zhong yuan di qu yi ge jiao wang pu tao de gua fu zai tu gai shi qi cang ni qi di zhu gong die de chuan qi gu shi
Wei xian guan xi by Chin-ho Hŏ( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, and then abandon a naive young woman
Lu fan Yanshi by Geling Yan( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lu Yanshi, a gifted scholar, was born into a Shanghai family of high social status. After the passing of his father, his stepmother used persuasive tactics to convince him to marry her niece Feng Wanyu. Entering into this relationship without an adequate foundation of love, Lu Yanshi abruptly departed, choosing to study abroad. After graduation and his return to China, Lu reentered his estranged family life, learning to fuction between his cunning stepmother and his gentle yet persevering wife. In the 1950s, because of Lu's influential family background and his radical behavior, he was labeled as counterrevolutionary. Lu, known as the Doctor from America with high intelligence and superior education experience was rehabilitated in the desert in north-west China for twenty years. In hindsight, Lu's wife, Wenyu, who was viewed as nothing in his eyes, evolved into the perfect spouse. At the conclusion of the Cultural Revolution, Lu Yanshi and Feng Wanyu were finally reunited as a couple. However, after returning to his home in Shanghai, Lu found that politics had completely changed and he was no longer effective nor utilize in a position of leadership. In addition, Wanyu who faithfully waited for her husband throughout the years suffered serious health issues resulting in extensive memory loss right before his return home."
Wu chu lu ka fei guan = No exit cafe by Geling Yan( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yi ge du zi zai zhi jia ge du shu de zhong guo nü hai, sheng huo jie ju, kao da gong he wei bo de jiang xue jin mian qiang wei chi sheng huo, yi ci ou ran ta yu mei guo wai jiao guan an de lie yi jian zhong qing, liang ren xun su xian ru re lian dang zhong. chu ren yi liao de shi, ta men de ai qing bing bu yi fan feng shun, er shi zu li zhong zhong. zhe dou yuan yu ta zhong guo jun ren de bei jing, shi de zhe chang lian ai cheng wei mei guo an quan bu yan zhong qian zai de zheng zhi yin huan. FBIbu yan qi fan de diao cha rang ta diu diao le zhong can guan de gong zuo, po yu jiong kun, ta kai shi zhi yi zi ji dui an de lie de gan qing dong ji. ci shi, yi shu bie san li ang de chu xian wei ta dai lai yi mo zhong guo shi de wei ji, ta kai shi yao bai yu liang ge nan ren zhi jian, bei pan yu liu lian, mi wang yu tong ku, ta gai ru he xun zhao zi ji de chu lu?
Yi ge nü ren de shi shi by Geling Yan( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zhu ren gong tian su fei yi qi zhi ai yi sheng de jing li biao xian le yi ge nü ren zai ai qing zhong de wu nai ji bu gan.Xiao fei zai wen gong tuan li shen shou dou han shou zhang de chong ai,Dang ta yu dao ou yang yu shi,Yi zhong jin hu zhe mo de ai qing jue zhu le ta de xin.Er hou san shi duo nian,Xiao fei cong ta zui can lan de qing chun,Dao jian gui yu ping dan de zhong nian,Shi zhong ru yi di chi ai zhe bu duan chu gui,Yi yu xun qiu hong yan zhi ji de zhang fu ou yang yu
Mage shi zuo cheng by Geling Yan( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In October 2008, May picked up her valuable client, Duan. He is dignified and wealthy real estate investor from Beijing. She led him into the VIP room of an elegant casino. There began the largest gamble in her life ..."--Provided by vendor
Buyu shan ju by Geling Yan( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Buyu shan ju" you ru dang dai Zhongguo de "Xin long men ke zhan". Ta shi Zhongguo bian qian de yi ge suo ying. Ge se ren wu zai yue lai yue peng zhang de du shi you zou, hai you yue lai yue duo de ren yong xiang zhe li, jiang zhe li zuo wei zan shi de qi xi. Cheng li ren ze ben xiang tian yuan, zhui xun suo wei de ning jing, duo bi du shi de "xiao yan". Zai yu long hun za zhong, jing ming po la de lao ban niang, ping zhu zi ji de qiang gan yu zhou xuan, jin tui zi ru, jiang "Buyu shan ju" jing ying de you sheng you se, yi zhuang zhuang yin ren ru sheng de gu shi, yi ge ge huo sheng sheng de mian kong yue ran zhi shang, zai xian Zhongguocheng shi xiang cun jin san shi nian de bian qian yi ji ren xing tui bian de chi chan--[p. 4] of cover
The uninvited by Geling Yan( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Dong's life takes a series of unexpected twists upon his discovery that, simply by posing as a journalist, he can eat exquisite gourmet meals free of charge at state-sponsored banquets. But the secrets Dan overhears at these events eventually lead him down a twisted, intrigue-laden path
Ji ju zhe by Geling Yan( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shi zhu ming zuo jia yan ge ling de jing dian zuo pin zhi yi, jiang shu le kang zhan qi jian fa sheng zai shang hai de ai qing gu shi.Zhu ren gong mei zai 1939 nian de shang hai, ai shang yi ming gang gang tao li ji zhong ying de you tai nan zi, wei rang ai ren qu mei guo, mei lin shi zai shang hai zhao dao ling yi wei mei guo qing nian zuo zi ji de zhang fu.Luan shi zhong, xiao ren wu men kai shi yi chuan lian huan tao shi de ming yun jiu zhu, gu shi jie ju que chu ren yi liao.Gen ju ben shu gai bian de dian ying zheng zai chou bei zhong, wei pei he dian ying shang ying, ben ci chu ban te bie zeng jia le yu dian ying you guan de nei rong
Mei Lanfang by Kaige Chen( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biopic about the life of renowned Beijing opera artist Mei Lanfang, active in the cultural milieu of 1930s-1940s China. The movie starts with a young Mei Lanfang and his rise to fame in the Beijing opera world for playing female roles. Though his performance is appreciated by many, his feminine roles receives disdain. He incurrs the wrath of veteran performer and family friend Shi Sanyan, and a duel ensues. Shisanyan is defeated and dies, and Mei Lanfang fears that he will end up the same way. Although married, Mei Lanfang carries on an affair with Meng Xiaodong without much consideration for his wife Fu Zhifang, leaving her to dwell in her own jealousy. Not for long, though. Meng Xiaodong eventually realizes and understands Fu Zhifang's words when she confronts her: "Mei Lanfang is not yours or mine. He belongs to his fans." Meng Xiaodong ends the affair with Mei Lanfang and disappears from his life. Despite the loss of a confidante, Mei Lanfang continues his performances, winning the hearts of a Western audience
Hai na bian by Geling Yan( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in Chinese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shou lu le fu sang hai nei bian shao nü xiao yu nü fang dong hong luo qun xue xiao zhong de gu shi qing ning meng se de niao deng xiao shuo zuo pin
Fang hua = You touched me by Geling Yan( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in Chinese and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1970s, a group of teenagers gifted in literature and arts were selected from all over China to enter an army art troupe, with a special mission of promoting literature and art in the army. Hao Shu Wen, Lin Dingding, He Xiaoman and Xiao Suizi spend days and night together. They all possess different talents and personalities, rendering many stories with black humor. In the strict military discipline and monotonous training, their youth blooms in a special posture. Spanning over forty years, the fiction portrays the changes of their fate and tells of the modesty of the male soldier Liu Feng and the significance worth exploring behind his ordinary life. --
Tian yu by Geling Yan( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pai she by Geling Yan( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Chinese and English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.51 (from 0.24 for Kim lăng ... to 0.89 for Approachin ...)

The banquet bug
The lost daughter of happinessThe uninvitedWhite snake and other stories = [Pai she]
Alternative Names
Geling, Yan

Geling, Yan 1958-

Geling Yan Chinees schrijfster

Geling Yan Chinese writer and screenwriter

Geling Yan Chinesische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

Geling Yan escritora y guionista china

Geling Yan scríbhneoir agus scríbhneoir scannán Síneach

Geling Yan scrittrice e sceneggiatrice statunitense

Gen, Karei 1958-

Yan 1958- Geling

Yan, Ge ling.

Yan, Ge-ling 1958-

Yan, Geling

Yän, Geling 1958-

Yan, Geling 1959-

Yan Geling Chinesische Schriftstellerin und Drehbuchautorin

Yan, Gerin

Yan, Ko-ling.

Yan Ko-ling 1958-....

Yen, Georing

Yen, Ke-Ling 1958-

Yen, Ke-ling 1959-

Yen, Ko-ling

Yen, Ko-ling 1958-

Гэлин Янь

יאן, גה-לינג, 1958-

ין גה לינג

جيلينج يان

يەن, گېلىڭ 1958-

گلینگ یان نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس چینی

엄가령 1958-


ゲン, カレイ

ゲン, カレイ 1958-

ヤン, ゲリン

嚴 歌苓.

严 歌苓 1958-....


嚴歌苓 1958-

严歌苓 中国作家、编剧