Images of the immortal : the cult of Lü Dongbin at the Palace of Eternal Joy (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Images of the immortal : the cult of Lü Dongbin at the Palace of Eternal Joy

Author: Paul R Katz
Publisher: Honolulu, HI : University of Hawai'i Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Palace of Eternal Joy (Yongle gong) is a mammoth cult site dedicated to late imperial China's most popular deity, Lu Dongbin. Paul Katz focuses on the Palace's role in the development of Lu's legend. This approach takes into account the various "histories" of the Palace presented in different texts and surpasses previous scholarship by stressing the ways in which the site both reflected and produced cultural
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Named Person: Dongbin Lü; Lü, Dongbin <b. 798>; Dongbin Lü; Dongbin Lü
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Katz
ISBN: 082482170X 9780824821708
OCLC Number: 245816039
Description: XVI, 309 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Paul R. Katz.

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The Palace of Eternal Joy (Yongle Gong) is cult site dedicated to one of late imperial China's most popular deities, Lu Dongbin. This study focuses on the Palace's role in the development of Lu's  Read more...

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