Women's Tanci fiction in late imperial and early twentieth-century China /

In Women's Tanci Fiction in Late Imperial and Early Modern China, Li Guo presents the first book-length study in English of women's tanci fiction, the distinctive Chinese form of narrative written in rhymed lines during the late imperial to early modern period (related to, but different fr...

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Main Author: Guo, Li, 1979- (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2015]
Series:Comparative cultural studies.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:In Women's Tanci Fiction in Late Imperial and Early Modern China, Li Guo presents the first book-length study in English of women's tanci fiction, the distinctive Chinese form of narrative written in rhymed lines during the late imperial to early modern period (related to, but different from, the orally performed version also called tanci). She explores the tradition through a comparative analysis of five seminal texts. Guo argues that Chinese women writers of the period position the personal within the diegesis in order to reconfigure their moral commitments and personal desires. By fashionin.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781612493817
1612493815
9781557537133
1557537135