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The Quest for Gentility in China: An Introduction Part 1: Event 1. This book analyzes social aspirations and cultural practices in China from 1550 to 1999, showing how the notion of gentility has evolved and retained its relevance in China from late imperial times until the modern day. This book analyzes social aspirations and cultural practices in China from 1550 to 1999, showing how the notion of gentility has evolved and retained its relevance in China from late imperial times until the modern day. This volume is a festschrift for Dudbridge in which editor Berg Chinese studies, U. Gentility in Transition: Travels, Novels, and the New Guixiu Ellen Widmer 2. She has designed, developed and taught courses on contemporary, traditional and classical Chinese literature, and contemporary Chinese cultural studies in undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Mencius and Masculinities: Dynamics of Power, Morality, and Maternal Thinking.

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Reading China; fiction, history and the dynamics of discourse; essays in honor of professor Glen Dudbridge.

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Daria Berg's study investigates relationships between the growth of consumer culture, rise of a n. She recently edited Reading China: Fiction, History and the Dynamics of Discourse. Daria Berg, Chair Professor for Chinese Culture and Society School of Humanities and Social Sciences University of St. Lies that Bind: Chinese Truth, Other Truths. Following the pioneering work of Professor Glen Dudbridge, this book brings together eight studies that develop a new style of reading Chinese sources by exploring the dynamics of discourse across open boundaries: those of fiction and history, literary and non-literary sources, official and vernacular culture, prose and poetry, records past and present, lost and extant, vernacular and classical, traditional and modern. Specific topics include eremitism solitary monasticism and the pastoral in the 17th century poetry of Ruan Dacheng; the textual and visual modes of production of a particular publishing house, the relationship between language reforms and social change in the Republican era 1911-1949 , and women's publishing ventures as a means of rewriting literary history.

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Reading China : Daria Berg : 9789004154834

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The fifteen contributions by leading scholars provide a panorama of the latest trends, trying to create a roadmap to enhance our understanding of China's book culture in the past and in the present. If this gap of understanding is to be narrowed, European politicians and people must recognize how Chinese thought differs from the beliefs that are taken for granted in the West. With this volume Kodex wants to contribute to a change in perception. Exploring the works of key women writers within their cultural, artistic and socio-political contexts, this book considers changes in the perception of women in early modern China. In the role of editor, women perceived their work as a means to change the course of history and their own representations within it. It explores the ways in which the French occupiers groomed a new indigenous colonial elite to replace the existing elites who refused to co-operate with the authorities, and examines the growing opposition to French rule, including the role played by the often misunderstood religious and political movement of Caodaism.

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Books Received, China Review International

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In contrast to analyses of the elite, perceptions of gentility relate to ideals, ambitions, desires, social capital, cultural sophistication, literary refinement, aesthetic appreciation, moral behaviour, femininity and gentlemanly elegance, rather than to actual status or power. He then retired to live as a hermit and it is believed that most of his literary production was undertaken during this time. Responsibility: edited by Daria Berg. Late imperial Chinese discourse embeds the image of the courtesan in the formation of new beauty ideals and social negotiations of gender roles and power. Daria Berg has acted as the principal investigator of major research grants and participated in the establishment of the Confucius Institute at The University of Nottingham in partnership with Fudan University, Shanghai. The concept of gentility transcends the categories of gender and class and provides important new insights into the ways Chinese men and women lived their lives, perceived their world and constructed their cultural environment. Using an array of sources, Carnival in China develops a style of reading that explores the desires, dreams, fears and nightmares of seventeenth-century Chinese citizens.

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Ruan Dacheng

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Details: Master and use copy. This book analyzes social aspirations and cultural practices in China from 1550 to 1999, showing how the notion of gentility has evolved and retained its relevance in China from late imperial times until the modern day. She welcomes applications for PhD supervision in Chinese literature, cultural studies and Internet culture. His daughter, , was also a dramatist. Taiwan in the 2st Century: Aspects and Limitations of a Developmental Model. Twelve international leading scholars present multi-disciplinary approaches to explore the images, artefacts and transmission of gentility across the centuries in historical and literary situations, popular and high culture, private and official documents, poetry clubs, garden culture and aesthetic guidebooks.

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Transforming Book Culture in China, 1600

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Providing rich detail of exceptionally fine, interesting and engaging literary works, this book opens fascinating new windows onto the lives, dreams, nightmares, anxieties and desires of the authors and the world out of which they emerged. She recently edited Reading China: Fiction, History and the Dynamics of Discourse. Item Type Book Abstract Daria Berg's edited book, Reading China: Fiction, History and the Dynamics of Discourse - Essays in Honour of Professor Glen Dudbridge 2007 , demonstrates new ways of reading Chinese sources by tracing the dynamics of discourse across open boundaries: those of fiction and history, literary and non-literary sources, official and vernacular culture, prose and poetry, records past and present, lost and extant, vernacular and classical, traditional and modern click here for publication details. Courtesans gained prominence in the literati arts, playing a formative role in shaping cultural ideals. This volume changes the ways we look at Chinese cultural history, literature, women and gender issues and offers new perspectives on Chinese sources.

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Editing Her Story, Rewriting History: The Art of Female Self-Fashioning; 6. The quest for gentility has shaped Chinese civilization and the formation of culture in China until the present day. Reviews 'Berg and Starr have produced a thought-provoking book built around a fresh idea…' Antonia Finnane, University of Melbourne, The China Journal, No. The Chinese and Opium under the Republic: Worse than Floods and Wild Beasts. Reading China; fiction, history and the dynamics of discourse; essays in honor of professor Glen Dudbridge. The analysis of self-fashioning, representation and political propaganda sheds new light on Chinese perceptions of the world.

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Reading China: Fiction, History and the Dynamics of Discourse : Essays in Honour of Professor Glen Dudbridge

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Burning for the Buddha: Self-Immolation in Chinese Buddhism. Containing more than 2500 citations of books, chapters in books, and articles, especially those published in the last thirty years, and more than 100 titles of doctoral dissertations and Masters theses, it covers works written in the disciplines of anthropology and sociology; art and archaeology; demography; economics; education; fashion; film and media studies; history; interdisciplinary studies; law; literature; music; medicine, science, and technology; political science; and religion and philosophy. Negotiating Gentility: The Banana Garden Poetry Club in Seventeenth-Century China Daria Berg Part 2: Reflection 5. Daria Berg's book, Carnival in China: A Reading of the Xingshi yinyuan zhuan 2002 , explores how. This paper investigates perceptions of courtesans, gender and power from various perspectives, using both literary and non-literary sources and reconstructed lost books.

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Reading China: Fiction, History and the Dynamics of Discourse : Essays in Honour of Professor Glen Dudbridge

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China and Europe have a lengthy history of miscommunication. The quest for gentility has shaped Chinese civilization and the formation of culture in China until the present day. She works on text and narrative: her most recent publication is Red-light Novels of the Late Qing 2007 and she is currently editing a volume on Chinese biblical hermeneutics. With extracts spanning the fields of philosophy, political science, gender studies, popular culture, literary history, neo-nationalist discourse, and international relations, the book challenges advanced language learners to elevate their reading ability to the level necessary for handling real primary sources in an unmediated way while deepening their understanding of Chinese politics, society, and culture. It explores the publishing industry, book collections, libraries and writings from the late Ming era 1366-1644 until the Cultural Revolution 1966-1976 and the end of the Mao era 1949-1976. This book discusses how authors, editors and publishers use representation, editing and selection as means of self-fashioning and political propaganda.

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The Quest for Gentility in China: Negotiations Beyond Gender and Class, 1st Edition (Hardback)

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Butterfly Mother: Miao Hmong Creation Epics from Guizhou, China. Gentility in a Shanghai Literary Salon of the 1930s Michel Hockx 4. It examines the early state of Vietnam, comparing and contrasting its political and social systems, with both those of neighbouring states such as Thailand and those prevalent at the time in Europe. The concept of gentility transcends the categories of gender and class and provides important new insights into the ways Chinese men and women lived their lives, perceived their world and constructed their cultural environment. Twelve international leading scholars present multi-disciplinary approaches to explore the images, artefacts and transmission of gentility across the centuries in historical and literary situations, popular and high culture, private and official documents, poetry clubs, garden culture and aesthetic guidebooks. She works on text and narrative: her most recent publication is Red-light Novels of the Late Qing 2007 and she is currently editing a volume on Chinese biblical hermeneutics.

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