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Harvard East Asian Monographs 369

Sound Rising from the Paper

Nineteenth-Century Martial Arts Fiction and the Chinese Acoustic Imagination

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674417120

Publication Date: 11/24/2014

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338 pages

6 x 9 inches

9 halftones, 1 map

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  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Acts of Ventriloquism: Literati Appropriations of the Storyteller’s Voice
  • 2. A Local Audience: Beijing Tales and the Brand-Name Recognition of Shi Yukun
  • 3. Sounds That Sell: Vendor Calls and the Acoustic Aesthetics of the Marketplace
  • 4. Listening to the Martial Arts Scene: Onomatopoeia in The Three Knights Series
  • 5. The Cosmopolitan Teller of Tales: Cross-Talking and the Imitation of Dialect Accents
  • 6. Sound and Space: The Acoustic Architecture of Wen Kang’s Tale of Romance and Heroism
  • Coda
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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