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The discourse on foxes and ghosts : Ji Yun and eighteenth-century literati storytelling

Author: Tak-hung Leo Chan
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Discourse on Foxes and Ghosts: Ji Yun and Eighteenth-Century Literal Storytelling takes as its subject the eighteenth-century zhiguai (stories of the strange). The focus is on Ji Yun's (1724-1805) Random Jottings at the Cottage of Close Scrutiny (Yuewei caotang biji), but extensive reference is also made to other collections published at about the same time and earlier works in the genre, from the Six Dynasties  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Chan, Tak-hung Leo, 1954-
Discourse on foxes and ghosts.
Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607096948
Named Person: Yun Ji; Yun Ji; Yun Ji
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tak-hung Leo Chan
ISBN: 0824820517 9780824820510
OCLC Number: 37713017
Description: xvii, 351 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ji Yun and the eighteenth-century Zhiguai --
Close scrutiny and oral storytelling --
Questions of belief and disbelief --
Boxue: understanding the supernatural --
Didacticism and the Zhiguai genre --
The didacticism of Close scrutiny --
Zhiguai as discourse.
Other Titles: Ji Yun and eighteenth-century literati storytelling
Responsibility: Leo Tak-hung Chan.

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The Discourse on Foxes and Ghosts: Ji Yun and Eighteenth-Century Literal Storytelling takes as its subject the eighteenth-century zhiguai (stories of the strange). The focus is on Ji Yun's (1724-1805) Random Jottings at the Cottage of Close Scrutiny (Yuewei caotang biji), but extensive reference is also made to other collections published at about the same time and earlier works in the genre, from the Six Dynasties down to the Ming.

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