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Chinese Chronicles of the Strange: The «Nuogao Ji» (Asian Thought and Culture #44) (Hardcover)

Chinese Chronicles of the Strange: The «Nuogao Ji» (Asian Thought and Culture #44) By Sandra a. Wawrytko (Editor), Carrie E. Reed Cover Image
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This is book number 44 in the Asian Thought and Culture series.

Description


Nuogao ji (Records of Nuogao) is the title of five juan of the ninth-century miscellany entitled Youyang zazu, by Duan Chengshi (c. 800-863). Nuogao ji is made up of anecdotes and notices that focus on the strange or supernatural. Simultaneously reminiscent of earlier zhiguai works and characteristic of Tang xiaoshuo writing, this book is an important text for the study of both change and continuity in Chinese informal narratives. This is the first complete English translation of Nuogao ji.

About the Author


The Translator: Carrie E. Reed is Assistant Professor of Chinese at Middlebury College. She received her Ph.D. in Chinese literature from the University of Washington.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780820451169
ISBN-10: 0820451169
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: September 4th, 2001
Pages: 230
Language: English
Series: Asian Thought and Culture
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