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Chinese writer of the Ming Dynastywd:Q1398114
country of citizenship: Ming dynasty
language of expression: Chinese
occupation: writer, playwright
Ling Mengchu (Chinese: 凌濛初; pinyin: Líng Méngchū; Wade–Giles: Ling Meng-ch'u; 1580–1644) was a Chinese writer of the Ming Dynasty. He is best known for his vernacular short fiction collections Slapping the Table in Amazement (拍案驚奇), I and II.
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