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Barr, Allan Hepburn

Overview
Works: 14 works in 66 publications in 1 language and 3,502 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Anecdotes  Short stories  Blogs  Short stories, Chinese  Ghost stories  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other
Classifications: PL2928.H78, 895.1352
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Allan Hepburn Barr
China in ten words by Hua Yu( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a framework of ten common phrases in the Chinese vernacular to offer insight into China's modern ecomonic gaps, cultural transformation, and ubiquitous practices of deception
The seventh day by Hua Yu( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yang Fei was born on a moving train. Lost by his mother, adopted by a young switchman, raised with simplicity and love, he is utterly unprepared for the tempestuous changes that await him and his country. As a young man, he searches for a place to belong in a nation that is ceaselessly reinventing itself, but he remains on the edges of society. At age forty-one, he meets an accidental and unceremonious death. Lacking the money for a burial plot, he must roam the afterworld aimlessly, without rest. Over the course of seven days, he encounters the souls of the people he's lost
Boy in the twilight : stories of the hidden China by Hua Yu( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the title story, a shopkeeper confronts a child thief and punishes him without mercy. "Victory" shows a young couple shaken by the husband's infidelity, each scrambling to stake claims to the components of their shared life. Other tales show, by turns, two factory workers who spoil their only son, a gang of townsfolk who bully an innocent orphan, and a spectacular fistfight outside a refinery bathhouse. Taken together, these stories form a snapshot of a nation, lit with the deep feeling and ready humor that characterize its people
This generation : dispatches from China's most popular literary star (and race car driver) by Han Han( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For those who follow Chinese affairs, Han Han is as controversial as they come-an irreverent singer, sports celebrity, and satirist whose brilliant blogs and books have made him a huge celebrity with more than half a billion readers. Now, with this collection of his essays, Americans can appreciate the range of this rising literary star and get a fascinating trip through Chinese culture."--Jacket
Cries in the drizzle : a novel by Hua Yu( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel depicts a family's life in the Zhejiang province of Maoist China during the 1970s. At both the core and outskirts of the family is narrator Sun Guanglin, a middle son who is given up for adoption and returns, five years later at age 12, after tragedy befalls his adoptive family. The narrative flits between time and space to create the landscape of Sun Guanglin's youth
The April 3rd incident : stories by Hua Yu( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories previously published in different magazines in Chinese, but never as a collection" --
China in ten words by Hua Yu( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country's meteoric economic and social transformation
Pu Songling and Liaozhai zhiyi : a study of textual transmission, biographical background, and literary antecedents by Allan Hepburn Barr( )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ming history inquisition in personal memoir and public memory by Allan Hepburn Barr( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Novelty, character, and community in Zhang Chao's Yu Chu xinzhi by Allan Hepburn Barr( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Liaozhai zhiyi and Shiji by Allan Hepburn Barr( )

1 edition published in 2007 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Wanli Context of the "Courtesan's Jewel Bow" story by Allan Hepburn Barr( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Liaozhai zhiyi and Chinese vernacular fiction by Allan Hepburn Barr( )

1 edition published in 2007 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Wanli context of the "Courtesan's Jewel Box" story by Allan Hepburn Barr( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cries in the drizzle : a novel
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Barr, Allan H.

Barr, Allan Hepburn

Hepburn Barr, Allan

Languages
English (64)