Judge Dee at work

eight Chinese detective stories by Robert Hans van Gulik

Publisher: Charles Scribner"s Song in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 174 Downloads: 784
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Statementby Robert Van Gulik; with illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6057U44 J8 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19053283M

Earlier, Dee had begun as a District Magistrate,, the person who was the judge, police chief, and administrator in the smallest unit of the Empire of China, usually just one city and the surrounding countryside [].Van Gulik's stories were completely fictional in filling in the details of this early life of Judge Dee, his cases, official postings, family, etc. Robert van GulikÆs book Judge Dee at Work details the fictional exploits of a real-life Chinese official from the seventh century. Judge Dee was Magistrate of Peng-lai, a remote region on ChinaÆs northeastern coast. Dee had many responsibilities, but in this . The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series/5(47). The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T'ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series.3/5(2).

Apr 15,  · Judge Dee at Work: Eight Chinese Detective Stories Paperback – Apr 15 by Robert van Gulik (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. Book 15 of 17 in the Judge Dee Series. See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from 5/5(2). Robert Van Gulik became a published author in with the translation Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee. His first original work was The Chinese Maze Murders. His final work was Murder in Canton, published in Below is a list of Robert Van Gulik’s books in order of when they were originally released: Publication Order of Judge Dee. The references in which Judge Dee’s subjects, or assistance would call themselves portrays the ideal social order seen in the book, something which is reflective of Confucianism beliefs. It can go without saying that Confucianism did play a great role in the book, however it would be too quick to say that Judge Dee is a Confucian.

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The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series.4/5.

Judge Dee (also, Judge Di) is a semi-fictional character based on the historical figure Di Renjie, county magistrate and statesman of the Tang court. The character appeared in the 18th-century Chinese detective and gong'an crime novel Di Gong okto-atelier.com Robert van Gulik came across it in an antiquarian book store in Tokyo, he translated the novel into English and then used the style and First appearance: Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee.

In chronological order ( - ) See also Judge Dee (publication order). Inspired by an anonymous 18th century Chinese novel (literally, Four Great Strange Cases of Empress Wu s Reign), translated by Van Gulik as Dee Goong An (), APA Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee ().

May 14,  · Judge Dee at Work: Eight Chinese Detective Stories (Judge Dee Mysteries) [Robert van Gulik] on okto-atelier.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire.

From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden /5(47). In Judge Dee at Work, van Gulik presents us with eight short stories each of a single case (the novels, in the Chinese tradition, involve 3 intertwined cases) that take place throughout the judge's long career (magistrates were usually moved to a new post every three years)/5(44).

this book does not conform in any way. the narration was a little irritating at first but perfect for the content as many audios are 'performed' which would not be appropriate in this case, bear with it, the book itself takes over very quickly.

the three cases are all worked at the same time but are separate and Judge Dee has to face many. Judge Dee at Work is a collection of gong'an detective short stories written by Robert van Gulik and set in Imperial China (roughly speaking the Tang Dynasty).It is a fiction based on the real character of Judge Dee (Ti Jen-chieh or Di Renjie), a county magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived roughly – The book features eight illustrations by the okto-atelier.com: Gong'an fiction, Mystery, Detective novel, Crime.

Apr 01,  · The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T'ang Empire.

From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series.5/5(3). The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire.

From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series. judge dee at work Download judge dee at work or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get judge dee at work book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T'ang Empire.

From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series. The first book that author Robert translated also featured Judge Dee’s character and it became the first book of this series too.

It was released in under the title of ‘Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee’. Judge Dee was developed by author Robert in the form of a semi fictional character. Nov 12,  · Eight Chinese Detective Mysteries It's been over a year since I finished reading my most recent Judge Dee book, The Haunted Monastery by Robert Van Gulik, and I found myself missing both the enthralling tales themselves and how van Gulik makes ancient China come alive so well.

I promise you, the draw for me wasn't. Author Gulik started his writing career in the year with the translation of his Dutch novel, Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee. The final book written by him was released in the year For writing the books of his Jude Dee series, he borrowed the protagonist from the Chinese detective book of the 18th century titled Dee Goong An.

Judge Dee Mysteries is a series of historical mystery novels and short story collections by Dutch novelist Robert Van okto-atelier.com series began simply as a translation that Van Gulik did for a Chinese novel entitled Dee Goong An, but the translation got Van Gulik’s interest in continuing the Chinese detective fiction okto-atelier.com decided that it would be easy to take old Chinese cases and write.

The Chinese Gold Murders (): Judge Dee sets out to take up his first post and finds a couple of juicy murders and a missing person case waiting for him. Judge Dee At Work (): a collection of short stories including a chronology of the series.

Features unrelated cases from various points of Dee's career. ‎JUDGE DEE was a historical person. His full name was Dee Jen-djieh and he lived from A.D.

to In the latter half of his career he became a Minister of State, and through his wise counsels exercised a beneficial influence on the internal and ex¬ternal affairs of the T'ang empire. Howeve. Jul 15,  · Read "Judge Dee at Work Eight Chinese Detective Stories" by Robert van Gulik available from Rakuten Kobo.

The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of 5/5. Judge Dee was a historical person.

His full name was Dee Jen-djieh [also Di Renjie] and he lived from A.D. In the latter half of his career, he became a Minister of State, and through his wise counsels exercised a beneficial influence on the internal and external affairs of the T'ang Empire. Jul 15,  · The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T’ang Empire.

From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series/5(2).

Judge Dee (also, Judge Di) is a semi-fictional character based on the historical figure Di Renjie, magistrate and statesman of the Tang court. The character first appeared in the 18th-century Chinese detective and gong'an crime novel Di Gong okto-atelier.com Robert van Gulik came across it in a second-hand book store in Tokyo, he translated the novel into English and then used the style and characters.

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.

Judge Dee was a real Tang dynasty magistrate, but Gulik's novels are based on stories about him from the Ming period.

Taking the setting and plots (and some of the literary conventions) from these stories and from other Chinese texts, and modifying them to suit Western tastes, he has created one of the more engaging detectives it has been my pleasure to encounter.

Evora How Judge Dee Was a Good Magistrate Using Confucian Values The Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee takes place in Tang Dynasty China and it revolves around Judge Dee (Dee Goong An). Judge Dee was a magistrate (or a judge), who solved different crimes around China. In this book, it includes three main crimes and Judge Dee examines them all.

Jun 11,  · Judge Dee at Work is a collection of short stories that takes place at various times in his career. My favorite story in this book is The Coffins of the Emperor because the solution is really unique. Jan 16,  · Before I actually review this book, I feel it warrants some explanation of three different times which attributed to this book.

During the Tang Dynasty in China, a man named Dee Gong An ( AD) was a renowned magistrate (whose job encompassed detective, police, jury, and judge) and later state politician in China. Robert Hans van Gulik (Chinese: 髙羅佩; pinyin: Gāo Luópèi, August 9, – September 24, ) was an orientalist, diplomat, musician (of the guqin), and writer, best known for the Judge Dee historical mysteries, the protagonist of which he borrowed from the Born: 9 AugustZutphen, Netherlands.

Apr 15,  · Van Gulik's Judge Dee stories often based on actual cases and illustrated with the author's charming line drawings, offer vivid insight into life in traditional China. The eight short stories in "Judge Dee at Work" cover a decade during which the judge 4/5(). 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. A pleasing collection of short stories about Chinese detective Judge Dee — an actual historical personage of the T'Ang Dynasty whom the late Orientalist van Gulik has featured in several full-length novels.

For Judge Dee fanciers, a chronology has been thoughtfully provided at the dose, so that one may follow the Judge's magisterial locations and relate these activities to them.

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Van Gulik (, Board Book) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1).Robert van Gulik () was a diplomat and author.

He is best known for his series of historical mysteries featuring Judge Dee, inspired by an 18th-Century Chinese detective novel. His first original novel was completed inthe book was titled The Chinese Maze Murders.

In all he would write over a dozen Judge Dee novels.