Eileen Chang The Rouge of the North

ISBN 13: 9780520210875

The Rouge of the North

3.39 avg rating
( 72 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780520210875: The Rouge of the North
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The Rouge of the North is the story of Yindi, a beautiful young bride who marries the blind, bedridden son of a rich and noble family. Captive to household ritual, to the strategies and contempt of her sisters-in-law, and to the exacting dictates of her husband's mother, Yindi is pressed beneath the weight of an existence that offers no hope of change. Dramatic events in the outside world fail to make their way into this insular society. Chang's brilliant portrayal of the slow suffocation of passion, moral strength, and physical vitality—together with her masterful evocation of the sights, smells, and sounds of daily existence—make The Rouge of the North a remarkable chronicle of a vanished way of life.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"The sheer quality of Chang's prose emerges clearly, and her voice--raw, low, exquisitely modulated--has a sound like none other in the canon of Chinese or, for that matter, American prose stylists. . . . Chang's poetic humor and unerringly apt appraisal of human character emerge with switchblade precision. . . . Chang's characters stand on the brink of an abyss, frightened, desperate, yet forever caught in the light of the author's own singularly ironic poise. It's the counterpoint of that poise against the background of her vivid settings that makes Chang such a compulsively readable storyteller."--"Boston Book Review

From the Back Cover:

""The Rouge of the North tells of the melancholy life of a lower-class woman trapped within the confines of an unhappy arranged marriage. Taking the reader through the stages of this woman's gradual descent into madness, it contains some of the most notable novelistic features of Chang's work. A poignant story."--Rey Chow, University of California, Irvine

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Chang, Eileen
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Books-FYI, Inc.
(Cadiz, KY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 23MA3O009T1J

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
17.66
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.86
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Chang, Eileen; Wang, David Der-Wei [Foreword]
Published by University of California Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Griffin Books
(Stamford, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand new gift quality softcover Please email for photos. Larger books or sets may require additional shipping charges. Books sent via US Postal. Seller Inventory # 75939

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
18.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.86
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Chang, Eileen
Published by University of California Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
PetesCheapBooks
(Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, 1998. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0520210875 *NEW!* RETURNS ARE NO PROBLEM! We LOVE happy customers. All of our orders are sent with tracking information when possible. Abebooks-. Seller Inventory # NCLN13116248

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.86
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Chang, Eileen
Published by University of California Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
PetesCheapBooks
(Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, 1998. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0520210875 *NEW!* RETURNS ARE NO PROBLEM! We LOVE happy customers. All of our orders are sent with tracking information when possible. Abebooks-. Seller Inventory # NCLU13116248

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.86
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Eileen Chang
Published by University of California Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, 1998. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780520210875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.86
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Chang, Eileen
Published by University of California Press 8/10/1998 (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press 8/10/1998, 1998. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Rouge of the North. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780520210875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
23.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Eileen Chang
Published by University of California Press, United States (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, United States, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The Rouge of the North is the story of Yindi, a beautiful young bride who marries the blind, bedridden son of a rich and noble family. Captive to household ritual, to the strategies and contempt of her sisters-in-law, and to the exacting dictates of her husband s mother, Yindi is pressed beneath the weight of an existence that offers no hope of change. Dramatic events in the outside world fail to make their way into this insular society. Chang s brilliant portrayal of the slow suffocation of passion, moral strength, and physical vitality--together with her masterful evocation of the sights, smells, and sounds of daily existence--make The Rouge of the North a remarkable chronicle of a vanished way of life. Seller Inventory # APC9780520210875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
26.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Eileen Chang
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
ReadWhiz
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # ria9780520210875_ing

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
26.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Eileen Chang
Published by University of California Press, United States (1998)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, United States, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The Rouge of the North is the story of Yindi, a beautiful young bride who marries the blind, bedridden son of a rich and noble family. Captive to household ritual, to the strategies and contempt of her sisters-in-law, and to the exacting dictates of her husband s mother, Yindi is pressed beneath the weight of an existence that offers no hope of change. Dramatic events in the outside world fail to make their way into this insular society. Chang s brilliant portrayal of the slow suffocation of passion, moral strength, and physical vitality--together with her masterful evocation of the sights, smells, and sounds of daily existence--make The Rouge of the North a remarkable chronicle of a vanished way of life. Seller Inventory # APC9780520210875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
27.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Chang, Eileen
Published by University of California Press (2018)
ISBN 10: 0520210875 ISBN 13: 9780520210875
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of California Press, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 0520210875

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
26.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.42
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book