|The novel in seventeenth-century China|
|Author||Hegel, Robert E., 1943-|
|Pub. Location||New York||Publisher||Columbia University Press|
|Date||1981||Phys. Desc.||xx, 336 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.|
|Location||Dir. Office Gallery||Call Number||PL2436.N783 H343 1981|
|The novel in seventeenth-century China / Robert E. Hegel.|
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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.