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The beauty and the book : women and fiction in nineteenth-century China

Author: Ellen Widmer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2006.
Series: Harvard East Asian monographs, 268.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Widmer, Ellen.
Beauty and the book.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005031534
(OCoLC)62281714
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Widmer
ISBN: 9781684174362 1684174368
OCLC Number: 607445444
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 407 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century --
pt. I. Contiguities: Women, fiction, and print culture circa 1830. The women of Jinghua yuan ; Hou Zhi and "Women's Tanci" ; Fiction in three prominent women's lives ; Fiction as women's literature: the view circa 1830 --
pt. II. Continuities: Honglou meng ying in its nineteenth-century setting. Honglou meng ying in biographical and literary perspectives ; Honglou meng sequels and their female readers ; Women, publishing, and late Qing literary currents --
Afterword: Women and "The rise of the novel" in China --
Appendixes: A. Three generations of women ; B. Three poems in translation.
Series Title: Harvard East Asian monographs, 268.
Responsibility: Ellen Widmer.

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