Spirit and Self in Medieval China: The "Shih-Shuo Hsin-Yu" and Its Legacy

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The "Shih-shuo hsin-yu", conventionally translated as "A New Account of Tales of the World", is one of the most significant works in the entire Chinese literary tradition. It established a genre (the "Shih-shuo t'i") and inspired dozens of imitations from the later part of the Tang dynasty (618-907) to the early Republican era of the 20th century. The "Shih-shuo hsin-yu" consists of more than a thousand historical anecdotes about elite life in the late Han dynasty and the Wei-Chin period (about AD 150-420). Despite a ...

Spirit and Self in Medieval China: The "Shih-Shuo Hsin-Yu" and Its Legacy 2001, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824823092

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Spirit and Self in Medieval China: The "Shih-Shuo Hsin-Yu" and Its Legacy 1997, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, HI

ISBN-13: 9780824823979

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