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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as an excellent starting point for a reconsideration of the spiritual authority that vernacular novels exercised in the Qing dynasty. Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 vernacular fiction religion genre syncretism book market Guilian meng 歸蓮夢 (Returning to the Lotus Dream, hereafter...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 375–410.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the government school system and the book market, and to revise the twentieth-century narrative of Ming literary history. This narrative, which specialists will already have encountered numerous times, goes as follows: In the early Ming, high officials like Song Lian 宋濂 (1310–81), Liu Ji 劉基 (1311–75...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 169–204.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., sometimes before the albums were published. 15 Images were even sent out for free, with ads for products such as cigarettes and soaps. 16 While they capitalized on the general popularity of the hundred beauties genre in book markets, the newer albums can be seen as conscious transformations...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 429–434.
Published: 01 November 2021
... ( 2020 ): 52 – 69 . Mühlhahn is critically aware of the timeliness of his new book. And he must have worked at breakneck speed to bring it out to the public. In the acknowledgment at the end of the book, he writes: “We live in a time of unsettling and violent global dislodgment, similar...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 115–148.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Holding a grudge, the bird pretends to give information about another lamb but in fact directs Gongye Chang to a corpse, which causes him to be misidentified as the killer and imprisoned for three years. Writing for the late Ming book market, Luo Maodeng may have initially thought to diversify his...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 466–472.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Chao waded into book commerce and turned “the aura of elite prestige” into “popularity and market value” and vice versa (123–24). After gifting a limited number of printed copies to his coterie, he rented the carved woodblocks to commercial bookshops so that he “was able to distribute his printed...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
... production since the Wanli 萬曆 reign (1572–1619), impacted by the expansion of commercial publishing, had created positions of literary authority for professional critics in all literary genres, including Classics, examination essays, prose, poetry, fictions, and drama. 20 Market-driven sales of books...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 96–136.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... 45 Clearly, the demands of the book market had transformed readers' expectations of pictorial storytelling across social boundaries. Within an illustrated book of fiction or drama, the appearance of emotional actors was anticipated as an element of the pictorial narrative. Moreover, a single...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 175–202.
Published: 01 April 2016
... families who diversified their investments. Profiting from tax credits based on examination status, these families could amass huge private fortunes and live in great luxury. Combined, such fortunes and luxury created a large market for high-quality leisure readings by the end of the sixteenth century...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 438–460.
Published: 01 November 2023
... in 1749, we can assume that copies of this collection quickly appeared in public book markets. Regarding circulation in other provinces, a memorial presented by Qian Weicheng 錢維城 (1720–1772) in 1765 marked a giant step toward the circulation of Qianlong's collections: Grand Secretary and Governor...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 216–247.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as a collectible item translates to market value, of which he is keenly aware and makes deliberate use. His gift to Zhuo Qishun may be viewed as recompense to a messenger for his trouble. I conclude with some observations on cross-class sociality between literati and commoners in Su Shi's time and the peculiar...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 195–224.
Published: 01 April 2022
... , 2015 . Feng, Linda Rui . “ Negotiating Vertical Space: Walls, Vistas, and the Topographical Imagination .” Tang Studies 29 ( 2011 ): 27 – 44 . Foucault, Michel . Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison . Translated by Alan Sheridan . New York : Vintage Books , 1977...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 81–107.
Published: 01 April 2023
..., each selling around eight thousand copies, the journal was circulated in large numbers through the retail and wholesale structures of the modern book market. 37 These copies reached the audiences in ways that traditional outlets for circulating women's writings could not have, and one can imagine...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 399–421.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of such marginalia created a unique book culture that shaped scholarship, thought, and society in the Qing and produced critical texts that are still read today. References Chartier, Roger . “ Texts, Printing, Reading .” In The New Cultural History , edited by Lynn Hunt , 154 – 75 . Berkeley...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (2): 487–513.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., sure to appeal to an American youth audience. Finally, the title, Fantastic Creatures of the Mountains and Seas: A Chinese Classic , represents the contents of the volume fairly, and it has the added marketing benefit of resembling a popular book in the Harry Potter franchise, Newt Scamander's...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 322–359.
Published: 01 November 2018
... forms) led to a poet's increased importance to this network. For the humanist, digital methods are a beginning, not an end, to inquiry. A systematic catalog of exchange poetry can no more give a definitive history of Tang verse than ten years' worth of local phone books can give a definitive history...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 367–396.
Published: 01 November 2022
... . Oxford : Berghahn Books , 2010 . Handler-Spitz, Rivi . Symptoms of an Unruly Age: Li Zhi and Cultures of Early Modernity. Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2017 . Hsu Pi-ching . Beyond Eroticism: A Historian's Reading of Humor in Feng Menglong's Child's Folly . Lanham, MD...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 383–411.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... When Youhui discovers the rings, he is thrilled by his good fortune and decides to take them to Yuwu's shop to exchange for some much-needed food. First, however, he buys some rodenticide-laced cakes to deal with the rats that are destroying his books. When Youhui brings the rings to Yuwu's shop, Yuwu...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
... : State University of New York Press , 2016 . Chen Shih-Hsiang 陳世骧 . “ On Chinese Lyric Tradition .” Tamkang Review 2 , no. 2 – 3 , no. 1 ( 1971–1972 ): 17 – 24 . Kong Yingda 孔穎達 , annot. Mao shi zhengyi 毛詩正義 ( Correct Meanings of the Mao Text of the Book of Poetry...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 425–457.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the importance of homogeneity over heterogeneity due to the constant need for political unity and demand of a single market. However, cultural identity cannot be constructed by homogeneity alone since the boundary of culture can only be best identified when examining its heterogeneity. Pipa and guqin , which...
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