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The Cloak of Dreams:
Chinese Fairy Tales
Béla Balázs
Translated and introduced by Jack Zipes
Illustrated by Mariette Lydis

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Béla Balázs, the Homeless Wanderer, or, The Man Who
Sought to Become One with the World 1
A Note on the Mysterious Illustrator Mariette Lydis 58
THE CLOAK OF DREAMS
Chapter 1: The Cloak of Dreams 65
Der Mantel der Träume
Chapter 2: Li-Tai-Pe and the Thief 70
Li-Tai-Pe und der Dieb
Chapter 3: The Parasols 74
Die Sonnenschirme
Chapter 4: The Clumsy God 80
Der ungeschickte Gott
Chapter 5: The Opium Smokers 86
Die Opiumraucher
Chapter 6: The Flea 90
Der Floh
Chapter 7: The Old Child 95
Das alte Kind
Chapter 8: The Robbers of Divine Power 104
Die Gottesräuber
Chapter 9: Li-Tai-Pe and Springtime 109
Li-Tai-Pe und der Frühling
Chapter 10: The Ancestors 114
Die Ahnen
Chapter 11: The Moon Fish 119
Der Mondfisch
Chapter 12: The Friends 123
Die Freunde
Chapter 13: The Revenge of the Chestnut Tree 133
Die Rache des Kastanienbaumes
Chapter 14: Tearful Gaze 139
Tränenblick
Chapter 15: The Clay Child 145
Das Lehmkind
Chapter 16: The Victor 150
Der Sieger
Appendix A: A Beautiful Book by Thomas Mann 155
Appendix B: The Book of Wan Hu-Chen by Béla Balázs 159
Bibliography 173

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