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The Resource Big breasts and wide hips, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt

Big breasts and wide hips, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt

Label
Big breasts and wide hips
Title
Big breasts and wide hips
Statement of responsibility
Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
In a country where men dominate, this novel is first and foremost about women. As the title implies, the female body serves as the book's most important image. The protagonist, Mother, is born in 1900. Married at 17, she has nine children, only one of whom is a boy. He is the narrator of the book
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1955-
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Mo, Yan
Dewey number
895.1'352
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Women
  • China
Label
Big breasts and wide hips, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: New York: Arcade, 2004; London: Methuen, 2005
Control code
9780413771551
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 532 p.
Isbn
9780413771551
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Big breasts and wide hips, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt
Publication
Note
This translation originally published: New York: Arcade, 2004; London: Methuen, 2005
Control code
9780413771551
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xiv, 532 p.
Isbn
9780413771551
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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