- Asian American Literature
- Chinese American Literature
- Patron Gods of Popular Chinese Trades
Patron Gods of Popular Chinese Trades
Translated by: Wu Jingyu
Publisher: ASIAPAC Books
Published: October, 1997
Stories about the various Chinese trades including medicine, wine-making, tea planting and brewing, bean curd and theatre productions have become an integral part of Chinese folk literature. The characters in these stories are often deified as patron gods that people pray to for blessings.