The celebrated cases of judge dee questions and answers the question and answer section for the celebrated cases of judge dee is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel ask your own question. Cases of judge dee i first read judge dee back on the 80's when i was looking for something different these stories did not disappoint i do not enjoy the tourture aspects, however, (even the us has recently practice tourture for ways and means, unfortunately.
One of the most celebrated of these was judge dee, who lived in the seventh century this book, written anonymously in the 18th century, interweaves three of judge dee's most baffling cases: a double murder among traveling merchants, the fatal poisoning of a bride on her wedding night, and the suspicious death of a shop keeper with a beautiful wife.
Celebrated cases of judge dee interesting historically about china in the 18th century if you are looking for a good detective read try someone else 3 of 11 people found this review helpful sort by: overall 2 out of 5 stars mollyeyre. In by reading the celebrated cases of judge dee, i gained a perspective of the people and culture of china this book showed the analysis of chinese saw and the background of chinese history judge dee, during the tang dynasty, was a well-known statesman and a magistrate to a town called chang-ping.
So who is judge dee in the celebrated cases of judge dee (dee goong an) by an anonymous author and translated by robert hans van gulik, we begin to learn about him the preface of this book discusses the characteristics of chinese detective stories, a brief overview and analysis of chinese law, and the background for more studies. The judge dee mysteries introduction today i’m going to talk briefly about a series of detective novels and stories, written by a twentieth-century dutch diplomat named robert van gulik but set in seventhcentury china i thought these - nese criminal cases di renjie.
Celebrated cases of judge dee (chinese: 狄公案 pinyin: dí gōng àn, lit cases of judge dee, also known as di gong an or dee goong an ) is an 18th-century chinese gong'an detective novel by an anonymous author, buti zhuanren ( chinese : 不题撰人. He translated it into english and had it published in 1949 under the title celebrated cases of judge dee van gulik's stories [ edit ] this gave van gulik the idea of writing his own novels, set with the similar ming anachronisms, but using the historical character.
This book, written anonymously in the 18th century, interweaves three of judge dee's most baffling cases: a double murder among traveling merchants, the fatal poisoning of a bride on her wedding night, and the suspicious death of a shop keeper with a beautiful wife. The manuscript of celebrated cases of judge dee is the product of an extensive tradition in chinese detective storytelling it was discovered by a westerner in the 1900s one aspect of books and reading that i don’t often consider is the extent to which storytelling is a cultural form, often arising out of long-standing tradition.