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
Published: West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2015]
Series:Comparative cultural studies.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Editor's Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One: Envisioning A Nascent Feminine Agency in Zaishengyuan (Destiny of Rebirth); Chapter Two: Disguised Scholar, Fox Spirit, and Moralism in Bishenghua (Blossom from the Brush); Chapter Three: Ethics, Filial Piety, and Narrative Sympathy in Mengyingyuan (Dream, Image, Destiny); Chapter Four: Gender, Spectatorship, and Literary Portraiture in Mengyingyuan; Chapter Five: Cross-Dressing as a Collective Act in Xianü qunying shi (A History of Women Warriors).
  • Chapter Six: Illustrating a New Woman in Fengliu zuiren (The Valiant and The Culprit)Conclusion; Appendix: Chinese Characters for Authors' Names, Terms, and Titles of Works; Works Cited; Index.