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Harvard East Asian Monographs 222

Alien Kind

Foxes and Late Imperial Chinese Narrative

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674010949

Publication Date: 03/01/2004


380 pages

6 x 9 inches

3 line drawings

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Species History, Genre History
  • 2. The High Qing: Fox Practice and Theory
  • 3. Haunting and Residence
  • 4. Fox Worship
  • 5. Foxes and Sex
  • 6. The Fox Romance
  • 7. Becoming Xian, Arousing Yao: Foxes and Meaning
  • Conclusion
  • Reference Matter
    • Bibliography
    • Title and Author Index
    • Subject Index
  • * Illustrations
    • 1. Daji’s possession, Wu wang fa Zhou pinghua
    • 2. “Qingfeng” from Liaozhai zhiyi tuyong
    • 3. Japanese fox from Dianshizhai huabao

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