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The novel in seventeenth-century China
AuthorHegel, Robert E., 1943-
Pub. LocationNew YorkPublisherColumbia University Press
Date1981Phys. Desc.xx, 336 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
LocationDir. Office GalleryCall NumberPL2436.N783 H343 1981
The novel in seventeenth-century China / Robert E. Hegel.
Bibliography: p. [309]-329.
Includes index.
Contents: The world behind the novel: China in the seventeenth century -- The novelists' world: tradition and innovation -- Political realities in fictional garb: past as metaphor for the present -- Man as responsible being: the individual, social role, and heaven -- Self as mind or as body: fictional examinations of identity -- Disaster and renewal in an ordered universe -- Literary innovation and the legacy of seventeenth-century novels -- Appendix I: Literary source materials for several seventeenth-century novels -- Appendix II: Textual histories of various seventeenth-century novels.
Subject(s)Chinese fiction--Ming dynasty, 1368-1644--History and criticism
Chinese fiction--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911--History and criticism
Chinese novels--17th century--History and criticism
Chinese literature--17th century--History and criticism
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [M5]Rec. #12715
ISBN0231049285LCCN80-24105OCLC6580266