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Shadows in a Chinese Landscape: Chi Yun's Notes from a Hut for Examining the Subtle : Chi Yun's Notes from a Hut for Examining the Subtle - Chiu Yun

Shadows in a Chinese Landscape: Chi Yun's Notes from a Hut for Examining the Subtle

Chi Yun's Notes from a Hut for Examining the Subtle

Paperback Published: 30th November 1997
ISBN: 9780765601742
Number Of Pages: 188
For Ages: 18 years old

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In this major undertaking David Keenan translates and contextualizes over 100 tales from the Notes from the Hut for Examining the Subtle, a collection of 1,200 tales and observations by Chi Yun, one of eighteenth century China's leading intellectuals. By illuminating neglected aspects of the interaction between popular and elite cultures in late imperial China, this study portrays the rich connection between life and letters on the eve of the Western impact.

Tales about Chiun's Household
Lord Ai-t'ang's Hobby
Lions
Grandmother Ch'en
Taking Care of Servants
Anomalies
The Wetnurse's Tale
My Aunt
Home for Examinations
Sister Hui
My Dog, Quattro
Miss Kuo
Miss Shen
Her Ominous Poem
Wen-luan
My Nephew's Widow
My Daughter-in-Law
My Daughter
My Nephew
My Son's Last Words
Corrections
Tales from Members of Chi Yun's Household
Scholarly Auras
By the Book
Latter Day Disciples
Metamorphosis?
Ghost Hunter
Tiger Hunters
The Machine Gun
Eating Cats
The Cook
The Gig
Value Judgments (I)
Value Judgments (II)
A Shansi Merchant
The Heart
Famine
Tales about Chi Yun's Colleagues
Getting Directions
A Ghost on the Book of Changes
A Fox on Sagehood
Stupid Magpies
Location
The Crossbow
Taboos
Mixed Success
The Foxes' Gift
Position
Foreboding
Tales from Chi Yun's Colleagues
Life as a Pig
The Hermit Ghost
Infernal Discourse
Fearless of Ghosts
Fox Tenants
Fox Teacher
Ghostly Review
Ghost on Goodness
Handicapping
Quadra-savers
Unbeliever Mocked
Ingrates in Hell
Judicial Delays
Master Han
Saved by the Mirror
The Naked Ghost
The Cold Ghost
Temptation
The Faithful Ghost
Soul Switching
Black Magic
An Evening of Fox Tales
Two Near Suicides
Fox Cure
What Foxes Want (I)
What Foxes Want (II)
The Fickle Singer
Another Fickle Fox
Delusions
Appearances
The Imposter
The Wrong Subpoena
The Mirror of Deeds
Infernal Harassment
Mother-in-Law Problems
Abortion
Tales from and about Chi YUn's Neighbors
Irking the Saints
The Sunken Lions
Suicide Prevention
Eating Clerks
Altruism Rewarded
The Farm Wife and the Official
A Lonely Ghost
Haunted Cedars
Mercenary Teachers
A Ghost on the Three Teachings
The Neo-Confucian Conscience
Filial Transformation
Yeti
Punished by the Temple God
Saved by the Temple God
Defeating Rebels
Roots of Rebellion
Revenge
The Rebels' Ghosts
Unfilial Animals
A Failed Suicide
Kao Liu
Balancing Good and Evil
Lu the Fourth
Man-ao's Daughter
Another Woman from Ho-chien
San-pao and Ssu-pao
Breaking off an Engagement
The Mysterios Kidnapping
Dream Wif
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ISBN: 9780765601742
ISBN-10: 0765601745
Series: New Studies in Asian Culture
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 30th November 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.26