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Cha: An Asian Literary Journal reviews Contents of a Mermaids Purse

By Tightrope Books | December 2nd, 2009 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Reid Mitchell reviews Phoebe Tsang’s Contents of a Mermaids Purse on Cha: An Asian Literary Journal.

“In her marvelous new collection, Contents of a Mermaid’s Purse, Phoebe Tsang, a claimant to both Asian and Western literary traditions, also portrays a world infused with magical transformation—and, following Pu Songling and Ovid alike, suggests that love and lust in their many forms remain the usual source for metamorphosis.”

Read the full review: Tsang’s Metamorphoses: A Review of of Phoebe Tsang’s Contents of a Mermaid’s Purse

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