|Critical essays on Chinese fiction|
|Critical essays on Chinese fiction / edited with an introduction by Winston L.Y. Yang and Curtis P. Adkins.|
I. T'ang fiction:
Some preliminary remarks on fiction, the classical tradition and society in late ninth-century China / William H. Nienhauser, Jr.-- The hero in T'ang ch'uan-ch'i tales / Curtis P. Adkins.
II. Ming and early Ch'ing fiction:
The literary transformation of historical figures in the San-kuo chih yen-i: a study of the use of the San-kuo chih as a source of the San-kuo chih yen-i / Winston L.Y. Yang -- Lo Kuan-chung and his historical romances / Liu Ts'un-yan -- Maturation and conflicting values: two novelists' portraits of the Chinese hero Ch'in Shu-pao / Robert E. Hegel -- A preliminary appraisal of Li Yü's narrative art / Nathan K. Mao.
III. Ch'ing and modern fiction:
Myth and psyche in Hung-lou meng / Ping-leung Chan -- Syllabicity and the sentence: an inquiry into the narrative style of the Hung-lou meng / Chun-jo Liu -- Novels prohibited in the literary inquisition of Emperor Ch'ien-lung, 1722-1788 / Tai-loi Ma -- The Chinese novel and modern Western historismus / William McNaughton.