Shifting Stories: History, Gossip, and Lore in Narratives from Tang Dynasty China (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series)
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Sarah M. Allen explores the tale literature of eighth- and ninth-century China to show how written tales of the Tang canon we know today grew out of a fluid culture of hearsay in elite society. The book focuses on two main types of tales, those based in gossip about recognizable public figures and those developed out of lore concerning the occult. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: 2GDC; DSB; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 158 x 24. Weight in Grams: 608. . 2014. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780674417205
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About the Author: Sarah M. Allen is Assistant Professor of Chinese at Wellesley College.
Title: Shifting Stories: History, Gossip, and Lore ...
Publisher: Harvard University Asia Center
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