The Ballad of Mulan DVD 木蘭辭
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The Ballad of Mulan DVD 木蘭辭

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ISBN# 978157227092
LanguageBilingual,T & S.
Dimensions 5.5 X 7.5 inch
Paperback Hardcover 32 pages
The Ballad of Mulan was originally a folk ballad poem sung during the reign if the Northern Dynasty (386-534) in China. The legend is extraordinary. It tells of a girl named Mulan who disguises herself as a man in order to take her sickly father's place in the army. According to the legend, she fought for twelve years, was promoted to the rank of general, and captured the leader of the foreign tribe, thus quelling the unrest at the frontier . Mr. Zhang's retelling of the legend is a faithful illustration of the original Sung dynesty transcription of the poem-- which itself has been rendered by him in Wei Tablet Style calligraphy in each exquisite illusration. The DVD subtitles are in English, Traditional, Simplified Chinese and Pinyin .Bonus features include the recitation of the poem in Mandrain, and a detailed historical note . Traditional & Simplified Chinese characters