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Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China From Dreamscapes to Theatricality

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ISBN-10: 0231187947

ISBN-13: 9780231187947

Edition: 2018

Authors: Ling Hon Lam

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Emotion takes place. Rather than an interior state of mind in response to the outside world, emotion per se is spatial, alternately embedding itself in us, transporting us, or dividing us from without. In this book, Ling Hon Lam gives a deeply original account of the history of emotions in Chinese literature and culture centered on the idea of emotion as space, which the Chinese call "emotion realm" (qingjing). Lam traces how the emotion realm underwent significant transformations from the dreamscape to theatricality in sixteenth- to eighteenth-century China. Whereas medieval dreamscapes delivered the subject into one illusory mood after another, early modern theatricality turned the…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/15/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 0.61" wide x 0.93" long x 0.10" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English