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How to Read the Chinese Novel

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ISBN-10: 1400860474

ISBN-13: 9781400860470

Edition: 1990

Authors: David L. Rolston

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Fiction criticism has a long and influential history in pre-modern China, where critics would read and reread certain novels with a concentration and fervor far exceeding that which most Western critics give to individual works. This volume, a source book for the study of traditional Chinese fiction criticism from the late sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries, presents translations of writings taken from the commentary editions of six of the most important novels of pre-modern China. These translations consist mainly of tu-fa, or "how-to-read" essays, which demonstrate sensitivity and depth of analysis both in the treatment of general problems concerning the reading of any work of…    
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List price: $365.75
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Pages: 554
Language: English