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Harvard East Asian Monographs 389

Geo-Narratives of a Filial Son

The Paintings and Travel Diaries of Huang Xiangjian (1609–1673)

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$89.95 • £71.95 • €81.00

ISBN 9780674088436

Publication Date: 07/11/2016


504 pages

7 x 10 inches

130 color illustrations, 17 line illustrations, 2 maps

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard East Asian Monographs


  • List of Maps and Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations and Conventions
  • Introduction
  • 1. Suzhou Place Painting Traditions
  • 2. Paintings of the Southwest for Suzhou Audiences
  • 3. Filial Geo-Narratives
  • 4. Attaining a Grand View from Mount Jizu
  • 5. Topographies of Yunnan
  • 6. Picturing the Quest toward Sagehood
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix 1: Editions and Transmission of Huang Xiangjian’s Texts
    • A Record of the Journey in Search of My Parents
    • Diary of the Return from Yunnan
  • Appendix 2: Finding Lists for Huang Xiangjian’s Paintings
    • List of Extant and Recorded Paintings by Huang Xiangjian Cited in the Text
    • Chronological List of Extant and Recorded Paintings by Huang Xiangjian
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary-Index

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