Dee Goong an Three Murder Cases Solved by Judge Dee (Literature of Mystery and Detection) by Robert Hans van Gulik

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A detective novel by an anonymous 18th century Chinese author The Dutch diplomat, orientalist and author Robert van Gulik () translated Dee Goong An (Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee) into English and had it published in Tokyo in The original Chinese text was written some time in the 18th century and was published anonymously, hence it was written by a literatus/scholar who would 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 Robert Dee Goong an book 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.

Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Chinese: 狄公案; pinyin: Dí Gōng'àn, lit."Cases of Judge Dee", also known as Di Gong An or Dee Goong An) is an 18th-century Chinese gong'an detective novel by an anonymous author, "Buti zhuanren" (Chinese: 不题撰人).It is loosely based on the stories of Di Renjie (Wade-Giles Ti Jen-chieh), a county magistrate and statesman of the Tang court, who lived Genre: Gong'an fiction, Mystery, Detective novel, Crime.

The book DEE GOONG AN was published in and limited to copies. This print was used as the dust jacket for the book, but after his death ina small number (probably 20 copies), were found among his holdings and were sold by his wife. Lone of the most celebrated historical magistrates was Judge Dee, who lived in the seventh century A.D.

This book, written in the eighteenth century by a person well versed in the Chinese legal code, chronicles three of Judge Dee's most celebrated cases, interwoven to form Dee Goong an book novel.

A double murder among traveling merchants, the fatal poisoning of a bride on her wedding night, an unsolved 2/5(2). After translating Dee Goong An, Robert Van Gulik continued the adventures of Judge Dee in fiction he wrote himself. This, however is the only place where you can find the originals of Judge Dee, the venerable Sergeant Hoong, the treacherous Ma Joong, and the other members of Dee Reviews: One of the most celebrated of these was Judge Dee, who lived in the seventh century.

This book, written anonymously in the 18th century, interweaves three of Judge Dee's most baffling cases: a double murder among traveling merchants, the fatal poisoning of a bride on her wedding night, and the suspicious death of a shop keeper with a beautiful. Judge Dee Mysteries is a series of historical mystery novels and short story collections by Dutch novelist Robert Van Dee Goong an book 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 decided that it would be easy to take old Chinese cases and write.

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Here are three authentic 18th-century Chinese detective novels, chronicling interwoven cases solved by the celebrated historical magistrate Judge Dee in the 7th Free shipping over $ He joined the Dutch Foreign Service in Fromhe was secretary for the Dutch mission to Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government in Chongqing, China.

During this time, he translated a number of Chinese texts including Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An).

He proceeded to write sixteen of his own Judge Dee novels.4/5(4). After translating Dee Goong An, Robert Van Gulik continued the adventures of Judge Dee in fiction he wrote himself. This, however is the only place where you can find the originals of Judge Dee, the venerable Sergeant Hoong, the treacherous Ma Joong, and the other members of Dee's detective force.

Home. Translater’s Preface. Inwhile posted in Tokyo, Robert van Gulik published a translation titled Dee Goong An: Three Murder Cases Solved by Judge Dee in a limited edition of twelve hundred copies. InDover Publications Inc. published a mass-market paperback edition, making this book accessible to the general public.

During World War II van Gulik translated the 18th-century detective novel Dee Goong An into English under the title Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (first published in Tokyo in ). The main character of this book, Judge Dee, was based on the real statesman and detective Di Renjie, who lived in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty (AD –), though in the novel itself elements of Ming.

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ISBN ISBN Used. Quantity Available: 7. From: eCampus (Lexington, KY, U.S.A.). Dee Goong An. Three Murder Cases Solved by Judge Dee. An old Chinese detective novel translated from the original Chinese with an introduction and notes Author Gulik, R.

van Format/binding Illustrated with three reproductions of original Chinese pictures, and with six plates drawn by the author after ancient Chinese Book condition. DEE GOONG AN is an anonymously-written novel from the 18th century, about three fictional cases solved by Dee, and van Gulik translated it in the mid 20th.

In his introduction, it's obvious he's read a number of Chinese detective novels, but found this one to. Dee Goong An. The Judge Dee character is based on the historical figure Di Renjie (c.

), magistrate and statesman of the Tang court. During the Ming Dynasty (–) in China, a "folk novel" was written set in former times, but filled with anachronisms. Van Gulik found in the 18th century Di Gong An (Chinese:狄公案 Pinyin: dí gōng àn, lit.

Celebrated cases of Judge Dee = Dee goong an: an authentic eighteenth-century Chinese detective novel by Gulik, Robert Hans van,   Celebrated Cases is a fairly literal translation of the eighteenth-century novel Dee Gong An, based on cases of the real-life Judge Dee, who served as regional magistrate in the Tang Dynasty.

Van Guilik's translation was so popular, he was encouraged to write Judge Dee mysteries of his own, which are equally authentic and s: Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee (Dee Goong An). Dover Publications, Incorporated, Paperback.

Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. Judge Dee is very much a product of this world view. For example, he has a particularly low opinion of Tartars (a/k/a Mongols). Here, Judge Dee interrogates a witness as to the character of the suspect Mrs.

Loo. Her father was a decent merchant, but her mother was of Tartar descent and dabbled in. The Judge Dee book series by Robert van Gulik includes books Dee Goong An: An Ancient Chinese Detective Story, The Chinese Maze Murders, The Chinese Bell Murders, and several more.

See the complete Judge Dee series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Notes: Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee was originally published in Chinese as Dee Goong An by an unknown author, and translated by Robert Van and Murder was also titled The Fox-Magic Murders.

If You Like Robert Van Gulik Books, You’ll Love Qiu Xiaolong; Laura Joh Rowland; Paul Doherty; Robert Van Gulik Synopsis: In The Chinese Gold Murders by Robert Van Gulik (book 2 of.

Reef 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. Celebrated Cases Of Judge Dee Goong An Robert Van Gulik Celebrated Cases Of Judge Dee Yeah, reviewing a book Celebrated Cases Of Judge Dee Goong An Robert Van Gulik could accumulate your close contacts listings.

This is just one of the solutions for you to be successful. As understood, expertise does not suggest that you have astounding points. He has much in common with super-sleuths Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot, but there's a difference - Judge Dee Jen-djieh was a real person.

Gathered here are tales of actual crimes solved by the magistrate of Chang-ping in 7th-century China. After translating Dee Goong An, Robert Van Gulik continued the adventures of Judge Dee in fiction he wrote himself. This, however is the only place where you can find the originals of Judge Dee, the venerable Sergeant Hoong, the treacherous Ma Joong, and the other members of Dee's detective force.4/5(4).

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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.

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.

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Judge Dee solves murder mysteries that often include unsavory characters from all social strata. He is not afraid to use violence and deception, but only in the pursuit of virtuous goals. For anyone frustrated with search warrants and Miranda rights impeding the fulfillment of justice, Judge Dee is a.

This first book (Dee Goong An) contains a very good introduction. In it the author notes that the Chinese were using the printing press to produce detective novels for a mass audience before Gutenberg printed his first Bible.

Robert van Gulik was born in Zutphen, the son of a medical officer in the Dutch army of what was then called the Dutch East Indies (modern-day Indonesia).He was born in the Netherlands, but from the age of three till twelve he lived in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (now Jakarta), where he was tutored in Mandarin and other languages.

He went to Leiden University in and obtained his PhD in 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.

Dee Goong An, published in an edition of numbered copies signed by the author, was the starting point for his successful series of novels featuring Judge Dee. The present copy is not signed, but is in better than average condition.

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[Robert Hans van Gulik;] -- Tells of a celebrated seventh-century Chinese magistrate's investigation of a double murder among traveling merchants, the fatal poisoning of a bride on her wedding night, and a murder in a small. The “Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee,” revolved around a very prominent district magistrate named Judge Dee Goong An, a man famous for his ability to solve mysterious cases.

Judge Dee digs deep to solve each case and was successful because he combined the three philosophies of legalism, daoism and Confucianism.

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Tokyo: Printed for the Author by Toppan Printing Company, []. 8vo ( x mm; 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.). [8], iv, xxiii, pages.

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