The Tale of the Early Career of Rescriptor Bao; Judge Bao Selling Rice in Chenzhou; The Tale of the Humane Ancestor Recognizing his Mother; Dragon-Design Bao Sentences the White Weretiger; Rescriptor Bao Decides the Case of the Weird Black Pot; The Tale of the Case of Dragon-Design Bao Sentencing the Emperor's Brothers-in-law Cao; The Tale of Zhang Wengui; The Story of how Shi Guanshou's Wife Liu Dusai on the Night of the Fifteenth, on Superior Prime, Watched the Lanterns, Part One: The Story of the Judgment Dragon-Design Bao in the Case of Prince Zhao and Sun Wenyi, Part Two.
Teachers will find in these stories attractive material useful for
courses on Chinese popular culture. Scholars of the history of
Chinese popular literature will appreciate the author's insights
into likely borrowings from antecedent texts and parallels with
other fictional or dramatic traditions. -- Asian Ethnology "Asian
The translations are highly readable with helpful notes on items of cultural knowledge. Teachers will find in these stories attractive material useful for courses on Chinese popular culture. -- Asian Ethnology "Asian Ethnology"