The Japanese discovery of Chinese fiction the Water margin and the making of a national canon

"The classic vernacular Chinese novel The Water Margin (Shuihu zhuan) tells the story of a band of outlaws in twelfth-century China and their insurrection against the corrupt imperial court. Imported into Japan in the early seventeenth century, it became a ubiquitous source of inspiration for t...

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Main Author: Hedberg, William C. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York Columbia University Press [2020]
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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