The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China (Ceas) (2020)

The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China (Ceas) Yenna Wu The Lioness Roars Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China Ceas This anthology offers translations of seven stories and one novella from the th and th centuries with a critical introduction and bibliography To date there are no translations from the premodern
  • Title: The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China (Ceas)
  • Author: Yenna Wu
  • ISBN: 9781885445810
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Paperback
The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China (Ceas) Yenna Wu This anthology offers translations of seven stories and one novella from the 17th and 18th centuries, with a critical introduction and bibliography To date there are no translations from the premodern period which focus exclusively on women, let alone the image of the shrew These stories are among the most representative and memorable of those featuring the prototypicalThis anthology offers translations of seven stories and one novella from the 17th and 18th centuries, with a critical introduction and bibliography To date there are no translations from the premodern period which focus exclusively on women, let alone the image of the shrew These stories are among the most representative and memorable of those featuring the prototypical Chinese shrew, a prominent figure in premodern Chinese fiction and drama Unique in being thematically organized, The Lioness Roars provides manageable and fun literary source readings for courses on Chinese women, Chinese history or Chinese literature.
The Lioness Roars: Shrew Stories from Late Imperial China (Ceas) Yenna Wu

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  1. Mel

    This book was a quite interesting collection of shrew tales The stories were given without much comment, just offered in new translations The definition of shrew was a bit odd as in some cases it was women who were terribly violent and abusive, in others they were jealous of concubines It felt a bit odd that such widely different behaviours would be considered the same The book featured some Pu Songling stories that I d not read before including some with helpful fox spirits which I really liked [...]

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