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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Notes on the Mosquito

Publications

Notes on the Mosquito

New Directions, (US)

April 2012

Translated by Lucas Klein, from works by Xi Chuan

Contents:

Tiyan by Xi Chuan
Experience tr. Lucas Klein from 体验 by Xi Chuan
Zai He de Nayibian by Xi Chuan
The Other Side of the River tr. Lucas Klein from 在河的那一边 by Xi Chuan
Wo Juzhu de Chengshi by Xi Chuan
The City I Live In tr. Lucas Klein from 我居住的城市 by Xi Chuan
Qi Feng by Xi Chuan
The Rise of Wind tr. Lucas Klein from 起风 by Xi Chuan
Shan Zhong by Xi Chuan
In the Mountains tr. Lucas Klein from 山中 by Xi Chuan
Bai Shu by Xi Chuan
The Cypresses tr. Lucas Klein from 柏树 by Xi Chuan
Yi Shi by Xi Chuan
The Discards tr. Lucas Klein from 佚事 by Xi Chuan
Ba Yangquan Gan xia Dahai by Xi Chuan
Send Your Flock to the Sea tr. Lucas Klein from 把羊群赶下大海 by Xi Chuan
Qiutian by Xi Chuan
Autumn tr. Lucas Klein from 秋天 by Xi Chuan
Yige Ren Laole by Xi Chuan
A Man Ages tr. Lucas Klein from 一个人老了 by Xi Chuan
Xiguangzhong de Bianfu by Xi Chuan
Bats in the Sunset tr. Lucas Klein from 夕光中的蝙蝠 by Xi Chuan
Muse by Xi Chuan
Twilight tr. Lucas Klein from 暮色 by Xi Chuan
Huanghun Sanzhang by Xi Chuan
Three Chapters on Dusk tr. Lucas Klein from 黄昏三章 by Xi Chuan
Ye Niao by Xi Chuan
Night Birds tr. Lucas Klein from 夜鸟 by Xi Chuan
Huisheng by Xi Chuan
Echo tr. Lucas Klein from 回声 by Xi Chuan
Ting Dian by Xi Chuan
Power Outage tr. Lucas Klein from 停电 by Xi Chuan
Yueliang by Xi Chuan
The Moon tr. Lucas Klein from 月亮 by Xi Chuan
Xie zai Sanshi Sui by Xi Chuan
Written at Thirty tr. Lucas Klein from 写在三十岁 by Xi Chuan
Guan Ruicheng Yonglegong Bihua by Xi Chuan
Looking at the Mural in the Ruicheng Temple of Eternal Joy tr. Lucas Klein from 观芮城永乐宫壁画 by Xi Chuan
Ci Ke by Xi Chuan
This Minute tr. Lucas Klein from 此刻 by Xi Chuan
Wuye de Gangqinqu by Xi Chuan
Midnight Sonata tr. Lucas Klein from 午夜的钢琴曲 by Xi Chuan
Yuanfang by Xi Chuan
The Distance tr. Lucas Klein from 远方 by Xi Chuan
Hui'da Qimingxing (45 Duanzhang) by Xi Chuan
Answering Venus (45 Fragments) tr. Lucas Klein from 回答启明星 (45 断章 ) by Xi Chuan
Faxian by Xi Chuan
Discoveries tr. Lucas Klein from 发现 by Xi Chuan
Yiyuan by Xi Chuan
The Hospital tr. Lucas Klein from 医院 by Xi Chuan
Chong Du Bo'erhesi Shige by Xi Chuan
Rereading Borges's Poetry tr. Lucas Klein from 重读博尔赫斯诗歌 by Xi Chuan
Shu yu Mao by Xi Chuan
Cat & Mouse tr. Lucas Klein from 鼠与猫 by Xi Chuan
Jielü by Xi Chuan
Commandments tr. Lucas Klein from 戒律 by Xi Chuan
WuguanJinyao de Ge by Xi Chuan
A Song of No Matter tr. Lucas Klein from 无关紧要之歌 by Xi Chuan
Mouren by Xi Chuan
Somebody tr. Lucas Klein from 某人 by Xi Chuan
Pingyuan by Xi Chuan
Plains tr. Lucas Klein from 平原 by Xi Chuan
Linju by Xi Chuan
The Neighbors tr. Lucas Klein from 邻居 by Xi Chuan
Wenzi Zhi by Xi Chuan
Notes on the Mosquito tr. Lucas Klein from 蚊子志 by Xi Chuan
Sixiang Lianxi by Xi Chuan
Exercises in Thought tr. Lucas Klein from 思想练习 by Xi Chuan
Fanchang by Xi Chuan
Unusual tr. Lucas Klein from 反常 by Xi Chuan
Wo Cangzhe Wo de Weiba by Xi Chuan
I Bury My Tail tr. Lucas Klein from 我藏着我的尾巴 by Xi Chuan
Xiao Lao'er by Xi Chuan
Yours Truly tr. Lucas Klein from 小老儿 by Xi Chuan
Nanjiang Biji by Xi Chuan
South Xinjiang Notes tr. Lucas Klein from 南疆笔记 by Xi Chuan
Pifu Song by Xi Chuan
Ode to the Skin tr. Lucas Klein from 皮肤颂 by Xi Chuan
Mayi jie by Xi Chuan
The Ant's Plunder tr. Lucas Klein from 蚂蚁劫 by Xi Chuan
Lianyin Yu by Xi Chuan
Drizzle tr. Lucas Klein from 连阴雨 by Xi Chuan
Qiangjiao zhi Ge by Xi Chuan
A Song of the Corner tr. Lucas Klein from 墙角之歌 by Xi Chuan
Zhijing by Xi Chuan
Salute tr. Lucas Klein from 致敬 by Xi Chuan
Jushou by Xi Chuan
Beast tr. Lucas Klein from 巨兽 by Xi Chuan
Zhenyan by Xi Chuan
Exhortations tr. Lucas Klein from 箴言 by Xi Chuan
Niao by Xi Chuan
Bird tr. Lucas Klein from by Xi Chuan
Duyao by Xi Chuan
Poison tr. Lucas Klein from 毒药 by Xi Chuan
Chengshi by Xi Chuan
City tr. Lucas Klein from 城市 by Xi Chuan
Zaochen by Xi Chuan
Daybreak tr. Lucas Klein from 早晨 by Xi Chuan
Eyun C 00024 by Xi Chuan
Ill Fortune C 00024 tr. Lucas Klein from 厄运 C 00024 by Xi Chuan
Eyun H 00325 by Xi Chuan
Ill Fortune H 00325 tr. Lucas Klein from 厄运 H 00325 by Xi Chuan
Eyun O 09734 by Xi Chuan
Ill Fortune O 09734 tr. Lucas Klein from 厄运 O 09734 by Xi Chuan
Eyun U 20000 by Xi Chuan
Ill Fortune U 20000 tr. Lucas Klein from 厄运 U 20000 by Xi Chuan
Guanyu He'an Fanjian Li de Jia Yinguo Zhen Ouran by Xi Chuan
On False Causality and True Chance in a Dark Room tr. Lucas Klein from 关于黑暗房间里的假因果真偶然 by Xi Chuan
Guanyu Wo de Wuyiyi de Shenghuo by Xi Chuan
On My Meaningless Life tr. Lucas Klein from 关于我的无意义的生活 by Xi Chuan
Geren de Tiantang by Xi Chuan
A Personal Paradise tr. Lucas Klein from 个人的天堂 by Xi Chuan
Shouren by Xi Chuan
Acquaintances tr. Lucas Klein from 熟人 by Xi Chuan
Qi Wang by Xi Chuan
King of Chess tr. Lucas Klein from 棋王 by Xi Chuan
Banlü by Xi Chuan
Companion tr. Lucas Klein from 伴侣 by Xi Chuan
Wo Nainai by Xi Chuan
My Grandmother tr. Lucas Klein from 我奶奶 by Xi Chuan
Nainai by Xi Chuan
Grandmother tr. Lucas Klein from 奶奶 by Xi Chuan
Gao Ren by Xi Chuan
The Tall Man tr. Lucas Klein from 高人 by Xi Chuan
Peiling by Xi Chuan
Jade Chime tr. Lucas Klein from 佩玲 by Xi Chuan
Xixia Xiaozhen by Xi Chuan
The Little Village in West Gorge tr. Lucas Klein from 西峡小镇 by Xi Chuan
Tian Yi Hei by Xi Chuan
Once It Gets Dark tr. Lucas Klein from 天一黑 by Xi Chuan
Ye Xing by Xi Chuan
Night March tr. Lucas Klein from 夜行 by Xi Chuan
Da Tie by Xi Chuan
Striking the Iron tr. Lucas Klein from 打铁 by Xi Chuan
Zenme Yi Huishi by Xi Chuan
What's That All About? tr. Lucas Klein from 怎么一回事 by Xi Chuan
Lao Jie Ling by Xi Chuan
Old Barrier Peak tr. Lucas Klein from 老界岭 by Xi Chuan
Ye Zhu by Xi Chuan
Wild Boar tr. Lucas Klein from 野猪 by Xi Chuan
Huang Mao by Xi Chuan
Manes of Yellow tr. Lucas Klein from 黄毛 by Xi Chuan
Xiyue by Xi Chuan
Delight tr. Lucas Klein from 喜悦 by Xi Chuan
Zhuozi Bandeng by Xi Chuan
Bench and Table tr. Lucas Klein from 桌子板凳 by Xi Chuan
Shangtui Buchu Sandaia by Xi Chuan
Back No More Than Three Generations tr. Lucas Klein from 上推不出三代呵 by Xi Chuan
Yue Chu Dongshan by Xi Chuan
The Moon Over the Eastern Mountain tr. Lucas Klein from 月出东山 by Xi Chuan
Yige Xiezi de Ren by Xi Chuan
That Person Writing tr. Lucas Klein from 一个写字的人 by Xi Chuan
Shahai Gujuan Luqulu Wenshu Canju. Yue Jin Dai by Xi Chuan
Fragments from the Kharosthi Sand-Sea Scrolls, c. Jin Dynasty (265–420 CE) tr. Lucas Klein from 《沙海古卷》录佉卢文书残句。约晋代 by Xi Chuan
Liuchao Guimei by Xi Chuan
Six Dynasties Ghosts tr. Lucas Klein from 六朝鬼魅 by Xi Chuan
Tang Chao Suo Meiyoude by Xi Chuan
What the Tang Did Not Have tr. Lucas Klein from 唐朝所没有的 by Xi Chuan
Youguan Daqin Jingjiao Liuxing by Xi Chuan
On "The Introduction of the Luminous Religion of Daqin into China" Stele tr. Lucas Klein from 有关《大秦景教流行中国碑颂》 by Xi Chuan
Nanzhaoguo Fanwen Zhuan by Xi Chuan
A Sanskrit Brick from the Nanzhao Kingdom tr. Lucas Klein from 南诏国梵文砖 by Xi Chuan
Ti Wang Ximeng Qinglü Shanshui Changjuan Qianli Jiangshan Tu by Xi Chuan
On Wang Ximen's Blue-green Landscape Scroll, A Thousand Miles of Rivers and Mountains tr. Lucas Klein from 题王希孟青绿山水长卷《千里江山图》 by Xi Chuan
Lieying, Tian'e yu Zhenzhu by Xi Chuan
Falcons, Swans, and Pearls tr. Lucas Klein from 猎鹰、天鹅与珍珠 by Xi Chuan
Zhuochi Hasa'er Wang Fengdi by Xi Chuan
King Jöchi Khasar's Land tr. Lucas Klein from 拙赤.哈撒尔王封地 by Xi Chuan
Long by Xi Chuan
Dragon tr. Lucas Klein from by Xi Chuan
Tixiang yu Lishi by Xi Chuan
The Body and History tr. Lucas Klein from 体相与历史 by Xi Chuan