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Pearl S. Buck's Chinese women characters

Author: Xiongya Gao
Publisher: Selinsgrove [Pa.] : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©2000.
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"A study of characterization, this book examines images of Chinese women in five of Pearl S. Buck's novels. It argues that these characters are typical and individualized to different degrees and that the degree to which a character is typical or individualized is determined by the overall themes of the novel in question. Therefore, characterization is not studied in isolation. Rather, it is investigated in relation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gao, Xiongya, 1955-
Pearl S. Buck's Chinese women characters.
Selinsgrove [Pa.] : Susquehanna University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©2000
(OCoLC)606455576
Named Person: Pearl S Buck; Pearl S Buck; Pearl S Buck; Pearl S Buck; Pearl S Buck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xiongya Gao
ISBN: 157591025X 9781575910253
OCLC Number: 43287107
Description: 135 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Buck the writer --
Bucks's critics --
Buck's Chinese influence --
Women in Chinese society --
Confucius' doctrines --
Social customs and practices --
Aristocratic women --
East wind: West wind --
Pavilion of women --
Servant women in Peony --
Peasant women --
The Good Earth --
The Mother --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Xiongya Gao.

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"A study of characterization, this book examines images of Chinese women in five of Pearl S. Buck's novels. It argues that these characters are typical and individualized to different degrees and that the degree to which a character is typical or individualized is determined by the overall themes of the novel in question. Therefore, characterization is not studied in isolation. Rather, it is investigated in relation to other aspects of the novels. As a result, the reader will find that Buck's female characters, with their different degrees of individuality and typicality, form a realistic picture of Chinese women."--Jacket.

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