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Author Widmer, Ellen, author
Title Fiction's family : Zhan Xi, Zhan Kai, and the business of women in late-Qing China / Ellen Widmer
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2016
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PL2735.3.H24 W641 2016    AVAILABLE    30530001237320
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  827.7 W641-2    AVAILABLE    30580003258493
 人文社會聯圖  PL2735.3.H24 Z79 2015    AVAILABLE    30600020095593
Descript xv, 329 pages, 4 pages of color plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Harvard-Yenching institute monograph series ; 99
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-318) and index
"Explores the writings of one western Zhejiang literary family whose works were emblematic of shifting attitudes towards women. Placing this family at the center of this study, the author illuminates the bridge between the late Qing and the previous period, the interplay of genres during the family's lifetimes, and the interaction of Shanghai publishing with other regions"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Zhan, Xi, 1850-1927 -- Criticism and interpretation
Zhan, Xi, 1850-1927 -- Family
Zhan, Kai, 1861?-1911? -- Criticism and interpretation
Zhan, Kai, 1861?-1911? -- Family
Women in literature
Women and literature -- China -- History -- 19th century
Chinese literature -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912 -- History and criticism
Women -- China -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Publishers and publishing -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 19th century
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