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Interfamily Tanci Writing in Nineteenth-Century China: Bonds and Boundaries

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Interfamily Tanci Writing in Nineteenth-Century China: Bonds and Boundaries - Zhang, Yu
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Employing an interdisciplinary approach, this is the first monograph to frame three once widely-read tanci fiction (a type of lyrical narrative) from nineteenth-century China, Meng ying yuan (1843), Yu xuan cao (1894), and Jing zhong zhuan (1895), as interrelated texts composed by three generation of members from one extended gentry family in South China. Based on the framework of family bonds, this book uses the three tanci works, authored by a mother, her daughter, and a nephew, to examine the history of how the changing ...

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Interfamily Tanci Writing in Nineteenth-Century China: Bonds and Boundaries 2017, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781498557856

Hardcover