The Resource The inner quarters and beyond : women writers from Ming through Qing, edited by Grace Fong and Ellen Widmer, (electronic resource)

The inner quarters and beyond : women writers from Ming through Qing, edited by Grace Fong and Ellen Widmer, (electronic resource)

Label
The inner quarters and beyond : women writers from Ming through Qing
Title
The inner quarters and beyond
Title remainder
women writers from Ming through Qing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Grace Fong and Ellen Widmer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Only recently has the enormous literary output of women writers of the Ming and Qing periods (1368-1911) been rediscovered. Through these valuable texts, we apprehend in ways not possible earlier the complexity of women's experiences in the inner quarters and their varied responses to challenges facing state and society. Writing in many genres, women engaged with topics as varied as war, travel, illness, love, friendship, female heroism, and religion. Drawing on a library of newly digitized resources, this volume's eleven chapters describe, analyze, and theorize these materials. They question
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
895.1099287
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PL2278
LC item number
.I66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fong, Grace S.
  • Widmer, Ellen
Series statement
Women and gender in China studies,
Series volume
v. 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese literature
  • Women in literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women
  • Women authors, Chinese
Label
The inner quarters and beyond : women writers from Ming through Qing, edited by Grace Fong and Ellen Widmer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction / Grace S. Fong -- Writing and illness: a feminine condition in women's poetry of the Ming and Qing / Grace S. Fong -- Lamenting the dead: women's performance of grief in late imperial China / Anne E. McLaren -- Retrieving the past: women editors and women's poetry, 1636-1941 / Ellen Widmer -- The unseen hand: contextualizing Luo Qilan and her anthologies / Robyn Hamilton -- From private life to public performances: the constituted memory and (re)writings of the early-Qing woman Wu Zongai / Wei Hua -- Women writers and gender boundaries during the Ming-Qing transition / Wai-yee Li -- Chan friends: poetic exchanges between gentry women and Buddhist nuns in seventeenth-century China / Beata Grant -- War, violence, and the metaphor of blood in Tanci narratives by women authors / Siao-chen Hu -- The lady and the state: women's writings in times of trouble during the nineteenth century / Susan Mann -- Imagining history and the state: Fujian guixiu (genteel ladies) at home and on the road / Guotong Li -- Xue Shaohui and her poetic chronicle of late Qing reforms / Nanxiu Qian -- Conclusion: Literary authorship by late imperial governing-class Chinese women and the emergence of a "minor literature"
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (445 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612952760
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000066584
  • (EBL)635006
  • (OCoLC)695982161
  • (SSID)ssj0000438161
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11280546
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000438161
  • (PQKBWorkID)10448747
  • (PQKB)10029338
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC635006
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000066584
Label
The inner quarters and beyond : women writers from Ming through Qing, edited by Grace Fong and Ellen Widmer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction / Grace S. Fong -- Writing and illness: a feminine condition in women's poetry of the Ming and Qing / Grace S. Fong -- Lamenting the dead: women's performance of grief in late imperial China / Anne E. McLaren -- Retrieving the past: women editors and women's poetry, 1636-1941 / Ellen Widmer -- The unseen hand: contextualizing Luo Qilan and her anthologies / Robyn Hamilton -- From private life to public performances: the constituted memory and (re)writings of the early-Qing woman Wu Zongai / Wei Hua -- Women writers and gender boundaries during the Ming-Qing transition / Wai-yee Li -- Chan friends: poetic exchanges between gentry women and Buddhist nuns in seventeenth-century China / Beata Grant -- War, violence, and the metaphor of blood in Tanci narratives by women authors / Siao-chen Hu -- The lady and the state: women's writings in times of trouble during the nineteenth century / Susan Mann -- Imagining history and the state: Fujian guixiu (genteel ladies) at home and on the road / Guotong Li -- Xue Shaohui and her poetic chronicle of late Qing reforms / Nanxiu Qian -- Conclusion: Literary authorship by late imperial governing-class Chinese women and the emergence of a "minor literature"
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (445 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612952760
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000066584
  • (EBL)635006
  • (OCoLC)695982161
  • (SSID)ssj0000438161
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11280546
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000438161
  • (PQKBWorkID)10448747
  • (PQKB)10029338
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC635006
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000066584

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