Ellen Widmer

Ellen Widmer is Mayling Soong Professor of Chinese Studies and Professor of East Asian Studies at Wellesley College.

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Cover: Fiction’s Family: Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late-Qing ChinaFiction’s Family: Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the Business of Women in Late-Qing ChinaWidmer, EllenHARDCOVER03/14/2016$49.95
Cover: Trauma and Transcendence in Early Qing LiteratureTrauma and Transcendence in Early Qing LiteratureIdema, Wilt L.
Li, Wai-yee
Widmer, Ellen
HARDCOVER05/15/2006$60.00
Cover: The Beauty and the Book: Women and Fiction in Nineteenth-Century ChinaThe Beauty and the Book: Women and Fiction in Nineteenth-Century ChinaWidmer, EllenHARDCOVER04/30/2006$49.95
Cover: Writing and Materiality in China: Essays in Honor of Patrick HananWriting and Materiality in China: Essays in Honor of Patrick HananZeitlin, Judith T.
Liu, Lydia H.
HARDCOVER05/30/2003$60.00
Cover: From May Fourth to June Fourth: Fiction and Film in Twentieth-Century ChinaFrom May Fourth to June Fourth: Fiction and Film in Twentieth-Century ChinaWidmer, Ellen
Wang, David Der-wei
PAPERBACK01/01/1993$50.00
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