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The song of Mu Lan

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Published by Front Street in Arden, NC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hua, Mulan (Legendary character) -- Juvenile poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of Mulan shi.

StatementJeanne M. Lee.
GenreJuvenile poetry.
ContributionsLee, Jeanne M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2668.M83 E13 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1277868M
ISBN 101886910006
LC Control Number95009594
OCLC/WorldCa32665038

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Tang Dynasty (– AD) Song of Mulan by Wei Yuanfu (木蘭歌, c. AD). As one of the first retellings of Mulan’s story, the Song of Mulan introduces some key elements which became intrinsic to the legend’s development.. The text of the Song of Mulan, . Northern Wei (– AD) The Ballad of Mulan (木蘭辭). The Ballad of Mulan is the oldest known version of Mulan’s story. Most likely composed during the era of Northern Wei (around AD), this one poem ended up inspiring countless retellings for centuries to come. Buy a cheap copy of The Song of Mu Lan by Jeanne M. Lee - A gently used book at a great low price. Free shipping in the US. Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books. A beautiful translation of a sixth-century Chinese folk poem about Mu Lan, a woman who spends more than a decade in the emperor's army disguised as a man and returns home a hero. The text is printed on soft-hued watercolor illustrations where milky rivers flow through hazy, beige landscapes. The figures are deliberately stilted; each detail is carefully and delicately drawncostumed soldiers.

  In contrast to Jeanne M. Lee's The Song of Mu Lan (Front Street, ), this book shows human characters as heroic but cold, while the backgrounds are so cluttered that the main artistic narrative is hard to follow. Lee's text, mostly first-person narration by Mulan herself, is also more immediate and vivid/5(12). Chinese expatriate artist and children's book author Song Nan Zhang, now living in Canada, turns his attention to one of China's most beloved folk legends in this lovely picture-book, which I read together with two other bilingual adaptations of the story of Mu Lan: Jeanne M. Lee's The Song of Mu Lan and Charlie Chin's China's Bravest Girl: The 4/5. In contrast to Jeanne M. Lee's The Song of Mu Lan (Front Street, ), this book shows human characters as heroic but cold, while the backgrounds are so cluttered that the main artistic narrative is hard to follow. Lee's text, mostly first-person narration by Mulan herself, is /5(14). The Ballad of Mulan. Retold by Song Nan Zhang. Long ago, in a village in northern China, there lived a girl named Mulan. One day, she sat at her loom weaving cloth. Click-Clack! Click-Clack! went the loom. Suddenly, the sound of weaving changed to sorrowful sighs. “What troubles you? her mother asked. “Nothing, Mother,” Mulan softly replied.

The noble story of this legendary Chinese heroine has inspired poets, writers, artists, dramatists, and readers worldwide for centuries. This particular retelling dates back to the earliest versions of The Song of Mulan, probably composed during the Northern and Southern Dynasties (A.D. to A.D. ). San Souci's carefully researched /5(19). The Ballad of Mulan was first transcribed in the Musical Records of Old and New, a compilation of books and songs by the monk Zhijiang in the Southern Chen dynasty in the 6th century. The earliest extant text of the poem comes from an 11th- or 12th-century anthology known as the Music Bureau Collection, whose author, Guo Maoqian, explicitly mentions the Musical Records of Old and New as his. The traditional Chinese folk legend of Mu Lan, first set down as a poem in the Tang Dynasty ( CE), is retold in this beautiful bilingual picture-book by Jeanne M. /5(9). Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education The Ballad of Mulan. By Song Nan Zhang, Song Nan Zhang. Grades. N. A Chinese daughter disguises herself as a .