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Edited by Michael van der Meer, Percy van Keulen, Willem Th. van Peursen, Bas ter Haar Romeny.
The present collection of essays in honour of Arie van der Kooij offers a rich and original contribution to the study of the Book of Isaiah in the context of ancient near-eastern writings as well as on its reception history.
A study of the Northern Song Chan monk Qisong and his writings on Chan lineage, this book offers new arguments about Buddhist patriarchs, challenges assumptions about Chan masters, and provides insight into the interactions of Buddhists and the imperial court.
Edited by Doris Croissant, Catherine Vance Yeh and Joshua S. Mostow
Uniquely covering literary, visual and performative expressions of culture, this volume aims to correlate the conjunctions of nation building, gender and representation in late 19th and early 20th century China and Japan.
A history of the translation, transmission and interpretation of modernist Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century, this book views modern Chinese literary culture from an original and revealing perspective. It is the first English-language study of the subject to ...
Based on extensive use of contemporary historical and literary sources, this book offers a detailed account of the Ming poet Ho Ching-ming and his place in the Chinese poetic tradition, arguing for a reevaluation of the 'Archaist' school and Ming poetry in general within Chinese literary history.
Tjalling H.F. Halbertsma
Drawing on recent discoveries, this study reconstructs the material culture of the Christian Öngüt in Inner Mongolia. As much of this material no longer survives in the field, it provides an insight into the rise and disappearance of a Christian culture in Asia.
This book argues that Gao Xingjian's Idea of Theatre can only be explained by his broad knowledge and use of various Chinese and Western theatrical, literary, artistic and philosophical traditions.
Ou Chaoquan. Translated by D. Norman Geary.
This insider's account is an unparalleled study of the culture in a Kam (Dong) village in Southwest China during the 1930s and 1940s, before Liberation in 1949. It describes the culture objectively and anecdotally, and is distinctive for its honesty and clarity.
Barend J. ter Haar
This book analyzes the role of oral stories in Chinese witch-hunts. Of interest to historians of oral traditions, folklore and witch-hunts, but also to those working on anti-Christian movements and the intersection of popular fears and political history in China.
Barend J. ter Haar
This monograph presents a thorough investigation into the phenomenon of the Chinese Triads, their ritual and mythological lore, and their meanings and functions. On the foundations of a wide variety of primary and secondary sources, among which also recent Chinese scholarship, the author ...
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