Chinese Myths and Legends

ISBN-10: 052118679X

ISBN-13: 9780521186797

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: Lianshan Chen

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List price: $23.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Chen Lianshan is Associate Professor in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Peking University, where he also completed his doctoral studies. He is director of teaching and research in Folk Literature and a board member of the China Folklore Society. Engaged in the research and teaching of Chinese folk literature for many years, he has published widely on the subject of ancient Chinese mythology.

The origin of the universe
The origin of mankind
Universe in myth
Fuxi, the God of East Heaven
Yandi, the God of South Heaven
Emperor Huangdi, the God of Central Heaven
Shaohao, the God of West Heaven and Zhuanxu, the God of North Heaven
Myths in the era of Emperor Diku
Myths and legends in the era of Yao
Myths and legends in the era of Shun
Myths and legends in the era of Dayu
Other myths and legends
major characters in Chinese myths and legends
chronological table of the Chinese dynasties
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