Cover of: Reconstructing the historical discourse of traditional Chinese fiction | L. Shi Read Online

Reconstructing the historical discourse of traditional Chinese fiction

  • 614 Want to read
  • ·
  • 83 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y, Queenston, Ont .
Written in English


  • Chinese fiction -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-222) and index.

StatementLiang Shi.
SeriesChinese studies -- v. 23
LC ClassificationsPL2415 .S443 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22469558M
ISBN 100773471448

Download Reconstructing the historical discourse of traditional Chinese fiction


The book presents the original contexts and contours of the discourse of pre-modern Chinese fiction for the modern reader. Scholars in the field of Chinese literary studies and comparative literature will benefit from reading this carefully prepared and insightful new study.” – Sheldon H. LuPages: Great Chinese Historical Fiction Hi, everyone, I have just published a historical fiction during Han-Xiongnu war period. I Would love to get any feed back. The title is "My Soul is in the Sky.". Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. A Brief History of Chinese Fiction (Chinese: 中國小說史略; pinyin: Zhōngguó xiǎoshuō shǐlüè) is a book written by Lu Xun as a survey of traditional Chinese fiction. It was first published in Chinese in , translated into Japanese, Korean, German, and then into English in by Gladys Yang and Yang was the first survey of Chinese fiction to be published in China, and Author: Lu Xun. chapters") or, more recently, changpian xiaoshuo ("full-length fiction" or simply "novels"), produced during the Ming and Qing. While it is defensible to identify these types of writings as sources for the "canon" of traditional Chinese fiction-those works identified as of major significance.

“Of course, LibraryThing is even more useful if you post your book collection, and the process is wonderfully easy.” “LibraryThing is an impressive cataloging app that feels like for books” “There are also suggestions of related books to read; it's a virtual feast of information.”. From Deluge to Discourse: Myth, History, and the Generation of Chinese Fiction (SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture) [Deborah Lynn Porter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Proposes a sweeping theory of flood myths, applies it to a particular text, the Mu T'ien-tzu chuanCited by: 2. Lu Hsun, pioneer and standard-bearer of modern Chinese literature, wrote this book during the early twenties. It is a study of the historical development of Chinese fiction from early myths and legends down to well-developed long novels written at the end of the Ching characteristics of various forms of fiction through the centuries, the development of these forms and their. “As the four girls were taking her father's life, she had tried to rush onto the stage. But two old university janitors held her down and whispered into her ear that she would lose her own life if she went.”.

In Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane, J. E. Smyth dramatically departs from the traditional understanding of the relationship between film and history. By looking at production records, scripts, and contemporary reviews, Smyth argues that certain classical Hollywood filmmakers were actively engaged in a. Explore our list of China - Historical Fiction Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Five years in the writing by one of science fiction's most honored authors, Doomsday Book is a. As the first comprehensive study of Chinese fiction of the Cultural Revolution, this pioneering work explores the position of the literature of this turbulent period in the context of contemporary China. The book covers the choice of subject matter, authorship and readership of Cultural Revolution by: 4. In sinology, the Classic Chinese Novels are two sets of the four or six best-known traditional Chinese novels. The Four Classic Novels include Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Journey to the West, Water Margin and Dream of the Red Chamber, and the Six Classic Novels add Rulin waishi and Jin .