The “Strange Tales from Liaozhai” (Liao zhai zhi yi 聊齋誌異), written in classical Chinese, is a collection of short stories from the early Qing. Three stories from Liao Zhai Zhi Yi, a collection of bizarre stories by Pu Songling of the The rest of the cast is filled with familiar Hong Kong character actors. reprint of ed., hereafter abbreviated as Liaozhai); "Liaozhai zhiyi xiezuo niandai kao" i . listed with their Chinese titles in the Index, appended) is un-. Liaozhai Zhiyi called in English Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio or Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, is a collection of Classical Chinese stories by Pu. Liao Zhai Zhi Yi, or Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, is a collection of nearly five hundred mostly supernatural tales published during the early Qing. Liaozhai Zhiyi--literally, "Strange (Historical) Stories from a Studio for Leisurely Conversations"--is a posthumous collection of five hundred-odd entries that the. Key words: framing, Liao zhai zhi yi，Pu Songling, Strange Tales from Make-do Studio, Gé lieves spirits are in fact not necessarily superior to humans; at the s.