By Shih-pe Wang, Tian Yuan Tan Paul Edmondson,Tian Yuan Tan,Paul Edmondson,Shih-pe Wang
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1616: Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu's China (Arden Shakespeare) by Shih-pe Wang, Tian Yuan Tan Paul Edmondson,Tian Yuan Tan,Paul Edmondson,Shih-pe Wang