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Harvard East Asian Series 94

The Chinese Vernacular Story

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674418462

Publication Date: 03/04/1981

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  • 1. Language and Narrative Model
    • Language and Style
    • A Scheme of Narrative Analysis
    • The Model of Vernacular Fiction
    • The Vernacular Story
  • 2. The Early Period
    • Three Sample Stories
    • Court Case Story
    • Demon Story
    • Romance
    • Linked Story
  • 3. The Middle Period
    • Hong Pian and Sixty Stories
    • The Pillow Collection
    • Folly and Consequences Story
    • Romance
    • Religious Story
    • Court Case Story
  • 4. Feng’s Life and Ideas
    • Signed Works
    • Popular Songs and Jokes
    • Drama and Art Song
    • The Anatomy of Love
  • 5. Feng’s Vernacular Fiction
    • Novels
    • Stories
  • 6. Langxian
    • Theme and Form
    • Story Types
  • 7. Ling Mengchu
    • Dramatic and Fictional Theory
    • Fictional Form
    • Comic and Satiric Attitudes
    • Comedies
    • Satires
    • Other Writers
  • 8. Li Yu
    • Dramatic Theory
    • Fiction
    • Zhuoyuan’s Cup That Reflects the World
  • 9. Aina
    • Framework
    • Meaning
  • Appendix: Later Collections
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
    • English Translations
    • Reference Works
  • Glossary
  • Index

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