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ix, 219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Who is Sun Wukong? The image of the Monkey King in journey to the west
  • The transmutable Monkey : between theater and fiction in traditional China
  • From trickster to hero : national mythmaking in wartime and Maoist China
  • From fighter to lover : the postsocialist hero in the PRC and Hong Kong
  • Chronotope and orientalism: time travel between China and America
  • Of Monkey, human, and God: the performance of Asian American identity.
"An analysis of historical, transcultural, and transmedia adaptation, Transforming Monkey: Adaptation and Representation of a Chinese Epic examines the ever-changing image of Sun Wukong (aka Monkey, or the Monkey King), in literature and popular culture both in China and the United States. A protean protagonist of the sixteenth century novel Journey to the West (Xiyou ji), the Monkey King's image has been adapted in distinctive ways for the representation of various social entities, including China as a newly founded nation state, the younger generation of Chinese during the postsocialist period, and the representation of the Chinese and Chinese American as a social 'other' in American popular culture. The juxtaposition of various manifestations of the same character in the book present the adaptation history of Monkey as a masquerade, enabling readers to observe not only the masks, but also the mask-wearers, as well as underlying factors such as literary and political history, state ideologies, market economies, issues of race and ethnicity, and politics of representation and cross-cultural translation Transforming Monkey demonstrates the social and political impact of adaptations through the hands of its users while charting the changes to the image of Sun Wukong in modern history and his participation in the construction and representation of Chinese identity. The first manuscript focusing on the transformations of the Monkey King image and the meanings this image carries, Transforming Monkey argues for the importance of adaptations as an indivisible part of the classical work, and as a revealing window to examine history, culture, and the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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304 pages ; 23 cm
East Asia Library
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xiv, 133 pages, 36 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • Subjugation of snake demons: the snake cult and the hagiography of goddess Chen Jinggu
  • Journey of a goddess: Chen Jinggu subjugates the snake demon
  • Appendix I passing through Nanjiao, pacifying the demons, and stabilizing Beijiao
  • Appendix II: Chen Jinggu leads an army to pacify the barbarians.
Green Library
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xxiv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword / by Victor H. Mair
  • Introduction
  • Baojuan about Mulian and performance literature
  • The Mulian story in Chinese literature
  • An early example in baojuan
  • Sectarian examples in Dizang baojuan and baojuan of benefiting living beings
  • Beliefs and practices in sectarian baojuan
  • Late examples in baojuan of three rebirths and precious account of Mulian
  • The religious and performative context of late baojuan about Mulian
  • Conclusion.
The story of Mulian rescuing his mother's soul from hell has evolved as a narrative over several centuries in China, especially in the baojuan (precious scrolls) genre. This genre, a prosimetric narrative in vernacular language, first appeared around the fourteenth century and endures as a living tradition. In exploring the evolution of the Mulian story, Rostislav Berezkin illuminates changes in the literary and religious characteristics of the genre. He also examines material from other forms of Chinese literature and from modern performances of baojuan, tracing their transformation from tools of Buddhist proselytizing to sectarian propaganda to folk ritualized storytelling. Ultimately, he reveals the special features of baojuan as a type of performance literature that had its foundations in multiple literary traditions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780295742526 20171227
Green Library
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582, 32 pages ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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x, 101 pages ; 24 cm
"This collection of 73 poems spans the career of Chinese poet Yang Ke. His poems combine lyrical imagery and rich description of landscapes with commentary on China's social realities as well as global topics and concerns" -- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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vii, 695 pages ; 21 cm.
East Asia Library
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xii, 167 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Library
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viii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Beginning to read : some methods and background
  • Reading medically : novel illnesses, novel cures
  • Vernacular curiosities : medical entertainments and memory
  • Diseases of sex : medical and literary views of contagion and retribution
  • Diseases of Qing : medical and literary views of depletion
  • Contagious texts : inherited maladies and the invention of tuberculosis
  • Chinese character glossary.
By examining the dynamic interplay between discourses of fiction and medicine, Novel Medicine demonstrates how fiction incorporated, created, and disseminated medical knowledge in China, beginning in the sixteenth century. Critical readings of fictional and medical texts provide a counterpoint to prevailing narratives that focus only on the "literati" aspects of the novel, showing that these texts were not merely read, but were used by a wide variety of readers for a range of purposes. The intersection of knowledge-fictional and real, elite and vernacular-illuminates the history of reading and daily life and challenges us to rethink the nature of Chinese literature.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780295995182 20160619
Green Library
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7, 3, 258 pages ; 23 cm.
本书共4章,以清末民初被金一称之为"善女子"的中西女杰形象为研究对象,在史实互构,古今相系,中西交汇的历史语境中,透过晚清文学中"善女子"的表述与建构,思考女性在政治话语下的存在境遇以及文化心理与民族历史,民族思想文化传统之间的内在联系.
East Asia Library
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163 pages ; 21 cm.
  • The strange case of Tomoda and Matsunaga
  • A night in Qinhuai
  • The magician
  • Red roofs.
Tanizaki Jun'ichir? (1886-1965), the author of Naomi; A Cat, a Man, andTwo Women; and The Makioka Sisters, was one of the great writers ofthe twentieth century. The four stories in this volume date from the firstand second decades of Tanizaki's long career and reflect themes thatappear throughout his work: exoticism, sexuality, sadomasochism, contrasts between traditional and modern societies, disparities betweenappearance and reality, the power of dreams, amorality, an interestin cinema, and a fascination with the techniques of storytelling. Thestories-translated into English here for the first time-are: "The StrangeCase of Tomoda and Matsunaga" ("Tomoda to Matsunaga no hanashi, "1926), "A Night in Qinhuai" ("Shinwai no yo, " 1919), "The Magician"("Majutsushi, " 1917), and "Red Roofs" ("Akai yane, " 1925).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780472073276 20170612
Green Library
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xiii, 520 pages ; 23 cm.
"Jia Pingwa introduces readers to his novel's antihero Zhuang Zhidie, a famous contemporary writer and an infamous lothario, who struggles with his own exacting artistic and literary standards, his "celebrity", and his inevitable disappointment in his various sexual liaisons. A cautionary tale of what it means to live in rapidly-changing China and the trappings of nostalgia, an unrequited romanticism for China's pre-modern, rural past" -- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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2, 4, 839 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
本书史料取材国际化, 新发现众多, 本书参考文献主要来源于王世贞本人著作; 明人别集, 选集, 史集代年谱, 行状; 相关工具书目.重视考察间关系, 凸显大事, 要事; 对文学思想脉络的梳理; 国际视野下的学术方法探索, 这本书采用的研究方法, 主要是历史文献整理与研究的方法; 本书对年谱长编体例的完善.
East Asia Library
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6 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
  • v. 1-2. Tanp'yŏn sosŏl
  • v. 3. Tanp'yŏn sosŏl, changp'yŏn sosŏl
  • v. 4. Changp'yŏn Pyŏkkong muhan, pŏnyŏk sosŏl, si, sinario
  • v. 5. Sup'il, sŏganmun, p'yŏngnon, chwadam
  • v. 6. K'ongt'ŭ, sosŏl, sup'il oe, sŏlmun, kwŏnmal purok.
  • v. 1-2. 단편 소설
  • v. 3. 단편 소설, 장편 소설
  • v. 4. 장편 벽공 무한, 번역 소설, 시, 시나리오
  • v. 5. 수필, 서간문, 평론, 좌담
  • v. 6. 콩트, 소설, 수필 외, 설문, 권말 부록.
East Asia Library
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85, 3 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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85, 3 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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vii, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
"The Culture of the Quake is first and foremost an exploration of Taishō-era narrative fiction. Every major film studio produced earthquake films, and authors from I-novelists to modernists, proletarian writers to popular fiction writers wrote something o the earthquake. In every case pre-existing attitudes toward their work shaped the way these people represented the earthquake, and yet the overwhelming destruction and mass suffering also posed particular challenges in representation."
Green Library
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ix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Invention of the novel: from stage act and temple ritual to literary text
  • King Wu's sacred history: the conquest of inimical gods
  • Demonic warfare during the Yuan: thunder ritual, unruly spirits, and local militias
  • Demonic warfare during the Ming: the emperor and his Daoist warriors
  • The order of the Ming novel: hierarchies of spirits and gods.
Revealing the fundamental continuities that exist between vernacular fiction and exorcist, martial rituals in the vernacular language, Mark Meulenbeld argues that a specific type of Daoist exorcism helped shape vernacular novels in the late Ming dynasty (1368u1644). Focusing on the once famous novel Fengshen yanyi (oCanonization of the Godso), the author maps out the general ritual structure and divine protagonists that it borrows from much older systems of Daoist exorcism. By exploring how the novel reflects the specific concerns of communities associated with Fengshen yanyi and its ideology, Meulenbeld is able to reconstruct the cultural sphere in which Daoist exorcist rituals informed late imperial onovels.o He first looks at temple networks and their religious festivals. Organized by local communities forterritorial protection, these networks featured martial narratives about the powerful and heroic deeds of the gods. He then shows that it is by means of dramatic practiceslike ritual, theatre, and temple processions that divine acts were embodied and brought to life. Much attention is given to local militias who embodied odemon soldierso aspart of their defensive strategies. Various Ming emperors actively sought the support of these local religious networks and even continued to invite Daoist ritualists so asto efficiently marshal the forces of local gods with their local demon soldiers into the official, imperial reserves of military power. This unusual book establishes once and for all the importance of understanding the idealized realities of literary texts within a larger context of cultural practice and socio-political history. Of particular importance is the ongoing dialog with religious ideology that informs these diff erent discourses. MeulenbeldAEs book makes a convincing case for the need to debunk the retrospective reading of China through the modern, secular Western categories of oliterature, o osociety, o and opolitics.o He shows that this disregard of religious dynamics has distorted our understanding of China and that oreligiono cannot be conveniently isolated from scholarly analysis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824838447 20160618
Green Library
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559 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
East Asia Library
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x, 424 pages ; 24 cm
East Asia Library