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Sing-chen Lydia Chiang
Inspired in part by Freud’s theory of the uncanny, this book explores the emotive subtexts of late imperial Chinese strange tale collections to consider what these stories tell us about suppressed cultural anxieties, the construction of gender, and authorial self-identity.
An examination of both excavated and transmitted texts that link ethics and natural philosophy, Material Virtue narrates the history of a neglected tradition that argues virtue has physical presence in the body, and rewrites the formative period of Confucianism.
Oliver J. Moore
This study analyzes records of annual ritual performances in order to trace the emergence of the culture of civil service examination recruitment in its social and political contexts during China's Tang dynasty (618-907).
Edited by Michael Lackner and Natascha Vittinghoff
Mapping Meanings, a broad-ranged introduction to China’s intellectual entry into the family of nations, guides the reader into the late Qing encounter with Western, at the same time connecting convincingly to the broader question of the mobility of knowledge.
Edited by Halvor Eifring
This volume provides a first step towards a conceptual history of a key term in traditional Chinese culture, qíng, often translated as ‘emotion’. The essays cover the classical period and Chan Buddhist sources, in addition to Ming–Qing fiction and drama.
R.H. van Gulik, with introductions by James Cahill, Wilt Idema and Sören Edgren
“Unqualified readers” have now at last become qualified with this offical edition of Van Gulik’s famous Erotic Colour Prints. With indispensable introductions to its art historical, literary, biographical, and book technical background.
Richard B. Mather
The full original texts, Professor Richard Mather’s full annotated translations, and brief biographies of these three classical poets, who had such a profound impact upon the immediately succeeding centuries.
A pionering inquiry on the role, perception and representation of emotional sphere in traditional Chinese culture provides a fascinating contribution on a key anthropological problem, in order to understand not only pre-modern private history, but also contemporary Chinese society. The ...
Edited by Leonard Blussé and Chen Menghong
The first study of the archive of the Kong Koan, the only relatively complete archive of a “diaspora” Chinese urban community in Southeast Asia, offering many new insights into Overseas Chinese life between 1780-1965.
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