The Unofficial History of the Scholars

Literati Identity and Its Fictional Representations in Late Imperial China
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Literati Identity and Its Fictional Representations in Late Imperial China

This book is a study of the intellectual and literary factors that in the mid-Qing dynasty contributed to the development of vernacular fiction of unprecedented scholarly and satirical sophistication.

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Rulin Waishi and Cultural Transformation in Late Imperial China
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Rulin Waishi and Cultural Transformation in Late Imperial China

Rulin waishi (The Unofficial History of the Scholars) is more than a landmark in the history of the Chinese novel.

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