In Search Of The Supernatural

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Bao Gan | Publisher : Stanford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780804764711
ISBN 13 : 0804764719

"This is the first complete translation into a Western language of Sou-shen Chi, a fourth-century Chinese collection of 464 extraordinary, fantastic, or bizarre items. The subjects..

Images Of Women In Chinese Thought And Culture

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Robin Wang | Publisher : Hackett Publishing

ISBN 10 : 0872206513
ISBN 13 : 9780872206519

This rich collection of writings--many translated especially for this volume and some available in English for the first time--provides a journey through the history of Chinese cul..

Early Medieval China

Pub Date : 2013-07-30 | Author : Wendy Swartz | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231531009
ISBN 13 : 0231531001

This innovative sourcebook builds a dynamic understanding of China’s early medieval period (220–589) through an original selection and arrangement of literary, historical, reli..

Chinese Myths And Legends

Pub Date : 2011-08-25 | Author : Lianshan Chen | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521186797
ISBN 13 : 052118679X

An illustrated introduction to the stories of deities, heroes and the origins of the universe that underpin traditional Chinese culture...

The World Of Literature

Pub Date : 1999-01-01 | Author : Louise Hutchings Westling | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015046902832
ISBN 13 :

textformat=02> This popular collection consists of a variety of primary sources, all grouped around central themes in American history since 1865. Each chapter in this book focuses..

Classical Chinese Supernatural Fiction

Pub Date : 2005-01-01 | Author : Xiaohuan Zhao | Publisher : Edwin Mellen Press

ISBN 10 : 0773460977
ISBN 13 : 9780773460973

A detailed examination of classical Chinese supernatural fiction (zhiguai)according to the morphological framework set out initially by Propp (1964) in his study of Russian fairyta..