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Classical Chinese Supernatural Fiction: A Morphological History (Chinese… (edition 2005)

by Xiaohuan Zhao

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This is the first attempt ever made at a systematic analysis of classical Chinese supernatural fiction known as zhiguai under the morphological framework designed by Vladimir Propp (1928) and later developed by Alan Dundes (1964). The focus is on a synchronic presentation of textual features and structural patterns of zhiguai fiction, but the book includes a general review of zhiguai literature from Sahnhai Jin to Liaozhai Zhiyi.… (more)
Title:Classical Chinese Supernatural Fiction: A Morphological History (Chinese Studies)
Authors:Xiaohuan Zhao
Info:Edwin Mellen Press (2005), Hardcover, 401 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:asian, chinese, monsters, kitsune, fairy tales and folklore, mythology, edwin mellen, academic, university press, fairy tales folklore and mythology, bedroom library

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Classical Chinese Supernatural Fiction: A Morphological History (Chinese Studies) by Xiaohuan Zhao

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