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Ameliorative Satire and the Seventeenth-century Chinese Novel, Xingshi Yinyuan Zhuan-marriage as Retribution, Awakening the World

Ameliorative Satire and the Seventeenth-century Chinese Novel, Xingshi Yinyuan Zhuan-marriage as Retribution, Awakening the World

Traditionally, scholars of Chinese literature have viewed Wu Jingzi’s The Scholars (ca. 1750) as the first satiric novel of Chinese literature.

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The Jin Ping Mei and the Non-linear Dimensions of the Traditional Chinese Novel

The Jin Ping Mei and the Non-linear Dimensions of the Traditional Chinese Novel

The author takes a revisionist approach to the novel based on his view that it is a fundamentally pluralistic narrative.

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