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Spirit and self in medieval China : the Shih-shuo hsin-yü and its legacy

Author: Nanxiu Qian
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title offers a thorough study of the origins and evolution of the "Shih-shuo t'i" based on a comprehensive literary analysis of the "Shih-shuo hsin-yu" and a systematic documentation and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Qian, Nanxiu.
Spirit and self in medieval China.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 2001
(OCoLC)1020021714
Named Person: Yiqing Liu; I-chʻing Liu; Yiqing Liu
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nanxiu Qian
ISBN: 0824823095 9780824823092 0824823974 9780824823979
OCLC Number: 44841542
Description: xiv, 520 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Character appraisal: the foundation of the Shih-shou t'i --
Character appraisal and the formation of Wei-Chin spirit --
Shih-shou t'i: a Sui Generis genre --
Between order and disorder : the Shih-Shuo taxonomy of human nature --
Using body to depict spirit: the Shih-shuo characterization of "persons" --
Body and heart: T'ang and Sung imitation --
Things and intent: Ming and Ch'ing imitations --
Milk and scent: women Shih-shuo --
An alien analogue: the Japanese imitation Daitō seigo --
New and old: the last wave of Shih-shuo imitations.
Other Titles: Shih-shuo hsin-yü and its legacy
Responsibility: Nanxiu Qian.

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