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Yangzhou, A Place in Literature: The Local in Chinese Cultural History]

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Altenburger, Roland.
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[Place of publication not identified] : University of Hawaii Press (Bibliovault), 2015.


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Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-479) and index.
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Note on Translation -- Yangzhou and the Local in Chinese Literature: An Introduction / Margaret B. Wan, Roland Altenburger, and Vibeke BÃ?rdahl -- Chapter 1. Revisiting a Dream in a Classic Late-Ming Garden: Zheng Yuanxunâ€?s “Personal Record of the Garden of Shadowsâ€? (Yingyuan zi ji, 1637) / Alison Hardie -- Chapter 2. Storyteller and Adviser: Wu Weiyeâ€?s “Biography of Liu Jingtingâ€? (Liu Jingting zhuan, 1647) / RuÌ?diger Breuer
Chapter 3. Society and Performance in Late- Ming Yangzhou: Four Essays from Zhang Dai�s Dream Reminiscences of Tao�an (Tao�an mengyi, 1670s) / Philip A. KafalasChapter 4. The Moral Panorama of One Place: Shi Chengjin�s Series of Vignettes Recent Stories of Yangzhou (Yangzhou jinshi, prefaces 1726/1729) / Roland Altenburger -- Chapter 5. The Universe in a Nutshell: Wang Zhong�s Essay “Dialogue about Guangling� (Guangling dui, 1787) / Marc Winter
Chapter 6. The Golden Age: Depictions of Life in Yangzhou in Li Dou�s The Pleasure Boats of Yangzhou (Yangzhou huafang lu, 1795) / Lucie OlivováChapter 7. Building and Gardening Practices in Eighteenth-Century Yangzhou: The View from Li Dou�s The Pleasure Boats of Yangzhou (Yangzhou huafang lu, 1795) / Winnie Yuen Lai Chan -- Chapter 8. Observations of a Changing World: Lin Sumen�s Bamboo- Branch-Style Songs Three Hundred Poems of Hanjiang (Hanjiang sanbai yin, 1808) / Roland Altenburger
Chapter 9. Regional Fiction: Clear Wind Sluice (Qingfengzha, 1819) / Margaret B. WanChapter 10. Theater for the People in the Yangzhou Region: Jiao Xun�s Peasant Chats on Popular Local Theater (Huabu nongtan, 1819) / Colin Mackerras -- Chapter 11. Writing about Things in the Nineteenth Century: Scholar Zhou�s Dream of Yangzhou (Yangzhou meng, 1850s) / Antonia Finnane with Fan Xiong -- Chapter 12. A Yangzhou Novel: Hanshang Mengren�s Dream of Romance (Fengyue meng, preface 1848) / Patrick Hanan
Chapter 13. Place and Personality: Ling Xia�s “Song of the Eight Eccentrics� (Yangzhou ba guai ge, ca. 1897) / Michele MatteiniChapter 14. A Tale of Five Families between Empire and Republic: Li Hanqiu�s Novel The Tides of Guangling (Guangling chao, 1909�1919) / Stefan Kuzay -- Chapter 15. Food and Local Place: Zhu Ziqing�s Essay “Speaking of Yangzhou� (Shuo Yangzhou, 1934) / Antonia Finnane -- Chapter 16. Transformations of Local Theater: The Yangzhou Opera Taking Command at Age One Hundred (Bai sui gua shuai, 1952� 1958) / Liu Zhen and Jiang Ji
A collection of 20 pieces about Yangzhou, each introduced, annotated, and translated. The selections represent a broad array of styles and genres, from elite poetry to popular theater.
Local Note
Yangzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- In literature.
Yangzhou (Jiangsu Sheng, China) -- History.
Chinese literature -- Translations into English.
HISTORY -- Asia -- China.
Chinese literature
China -- Yangzhou (Jiangsu Sheng)
Added Author
Wan, Margaret B.
Børdahl, Vibeke.
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Erscheint auch als: Druck-Ausgabe Altenburger, Roland. Yangzhou, A Place in Literature : The Local in Chinese Cultural History. Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©2015 9780824839888
9780824854461 (electronic bk.)
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9780824839888 (hardcover ; alk. paper)