“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Loud Sparrows: Contemporary Chinese Short-Shorts

Publications

Loud Sparrows: Contemporary Chinese Short-Shorts

Columbia University Press, (US)

Jan. 2006

By multiple authors and multiple translators

Contents:

A Lover's Ear tr. Howard Goldblatt from 掏耳朵 by Yuan Ch'iung-ch'iung (Qiongqiong)
Mothballs tr. Julie Chiu from 樟脑 by Chen Kehua
A Shaved Head tr. Aili Mu from 光头 by Wang Meng
Lover tr. Julie Chiu from 爱人 by Chen Kehua
Losing the Feet tr. None from 失足 by Zhong Jufang
Fad tr. None from 新潮 by Zhang Zheng
Wrong Number tr. None from 打错了 by Liu Yichang
Learning to Talk tr. None from 学话 by Wang Meng
A Seat tr. None from 位子 by Liu Guofang
Self-Murder tr. Aili Mu from 谋杀自己 by Cai Nan
Last Stop, Mongkok tr. Julie Chiu from 最后一站旺角 by Che Zhengxuan
Parting tr. None from 别情 by Wang Kuishan
The Beat tr. None from 节拍 by Liu Xinwu
"Left" with No Chance tr. None from "左"失良机 by Chang Gang
Sunday Morning tr. None from 星期日的早晨 by Xi Xi
Jailbreak tr. None from 逃狱 by Ku Ling
A Cup of Tea tr. None from 倒茶 by Yu Yingmao
In the Haystack tr. None from 莜麦秸窝里 by Cao Naiqian
风雪夜归 tr. None from 风雪夜归 by He Weiping
Tied Together by Fate tr. None from 命定相随的联系 by Chen Huiying
The Busy Secretary tr. None from 秘书忙 by Zhan Jing
Cloth Shoes tr. None from 布鞋 by Ah Cheng
Promotion Report tr. None from 提升报告 by Chen Hengchu
Purchase Request for a Kettle tr. None from 关于申请添购一把铁壶的报告 by Chen Hengchu
A Capable Man Can't Handle a Small Case tr. None from 能人难断小案件 by Liu Jing
Ears tr. None from 耳朵 by Sun Xuemin
What's Up, Lao Cao? tr. None from 老曹你好 by Chen Shixu
General tr. None from 将军 by Liu Jianchao
Number Eight tr. None from 第八个 by Wu Yimin
Observe tr. None from 观察 by Ah Cheng
Confinement tr. None from 困围 by Yuan Bingfa
Here's How the Flu Spreads tr. None from 感冒是这样流行的 by Qin Yong
The Upholder of Unity tr. None from 团结 by Wang Meng
A Tail tr. None from 尾巴 by Wang Zengqi
Black Hen, White Hen tr. None from 黑鸡白鸡 by Ji Dongliang
My One Comment Too Many tr. None from 俺就多说了一句话 by Yi Ming
Gan Xiaocao's Bamboo Pole tr. None from 甘小草的竹竿 by Deng Hongwei
Right to the Heart of the Matter tr. None from 越说越对 by Wang Meng
Sexual Harrassment tr. None from 性骚扰 by Sylvia Li-chun Lin
Bed-Wetting tr. None from 尿炕 by Zhang Jishu
The Principle of Rebound tr. None from 反弹原理 by Xu Haiwei
Accidental Confidante tr. None from 知音遍地 by Bai Xiaoyi
Matching Sets tr. None from 配套 by Wei Jinshu
Home tr. None from by Xiu Xiangming
Rendez-vous tr. None from by Si Li
Cat tr. None from by Yuan Ch'iung-ch'iung (Qiongqiong)
Pets tr. None from 宠物 by Ah Cheng
Sea Turtle tr. None from 海龟 by Zhang Kangkang
Flies tr. None from 苍蝇 by Yuan Ch'iung-ch'iung (Qiongqiong)
The Crow and the Fox tr. None from 乌鸦和狐狸的故事 by Liang Dazhi
Waiting for a Windfall tr. None from 守株待兔之前后 by Wang Yanyan
Little Stray Cat tr. None from 小野猫 by Zhong Ling
Division tr. None from 除法 by Zhou Rui
Postcards tr. None from 明信片 by Ye Si (Leung Ping-kwan)
The Cycle tr. None from 周转 by Ah Cheng
Black Umbrella tr. Yi Ruofen from 黑雨伞 by Yi Ruofen
Small-Hands Chen tr. None from 陈小手 by Wang Zengqi
It Was the Pumpkin That Brought Me Here tr. None from 南瓜载我来的 by Luo Feng
In-Law tr. None from 亲家 by Cao Naiqian
Elope tr. None from 私奔 by Fu Aimao
Frenchie tr. None from 法国人 by Ai Ya
Hickey tr. None from 吻痕 by Ku Ling
Horse Talk tr. None from 马语 by Mo Yan
A Family Catastrophe tr. None from 家变 by Ku Ling