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The Resource Buddhism and tales of the supernatural in early medieval China : a study of Liu Yiqing's (403-444) Youming lu, by Zhenjun Zhang

Buddhism and tales of the supernatural in early medieval China : a study of Liu Yiqing's (403-444) Youming lu, by Zhenjun Zhang

Label
Buddhism and tales of the supernatural in early medieval China : a study of Liu Yiqing's (403-444) Youming lu
Title
Buddhism and tales of the supernatural in early medieval China
Title remainder
a study of Liu Yiqing's (403-444) Youming lu
Statement of responsibility
by Zhenjun Zhang
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
This book examines the literary themetic changes, Buddhist imagery, and new motifs in the fantastic dreamworld as seen in the tales of the supernatural in early medieval China
Member of
Cataloging source
NLGGC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zhang, Zhenjun
Dewey number
895.13/24
Index
index present
Language note
Includes Chinese passages translated into English
LC call number
BQ636
LC item number
.Z44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sinica Leidensia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liu, Yiqing
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist literature, Chinese
  • Supernatural
  • Liu, Yiqing
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist literature, Chinese
  • Supernatural
  • China
  • Buddhismus
  • Das Übernatürliche
Label
Buddhism and tales of the supernatural in early medieval China : a study of Liu Yiqing's (403-444) Youming lu, by Zhenjun Zhang
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; A List of Abbreviations; Introduction; The Origins of the Present Study; Significance of the Present Work as a Case Study of the Interaction of Buddhism with Early Medieval Chinese Tales; Nature of the Buddhist Beliefs in the Youming lu and Its Place in the Cultural History of Chinese Buddhism; The Contribution of this Book to Chinese Buddhist Studies; Approaches and Resources; Chapter 1; Liu Yiqing's World and the Youming Lu; Liu Yiqing's Life and Works; Youming lu: Its Title, Compilation, and Authorship; The Transmission and Recompilation of the Youming lu
  • Guxiaoshuo gouchen Edition and Its Influence on Later Editions and Related ScholarshipChapter 2; Backgrounds of the Buddhist Coloring in the Youming Lu; Social and Religious Backgrounds; Literary Background; Conclusion; Chapter 3; Historical Thematic Changes under the Impact of Buddhism in Early Medieval China as Seen in the Youming Lu; From Demonic Retribution to Karmic Retribution: Changing Concepts of Bao; From Mount Tai to Buddhist Hell: Changing Concepts of the Netherworld; From Heaven to Buddha: Changing Images of the Savior; Conclusion; Chapter 4
  • Buddhist Imagery in Early Medieval China as Seen in the Youming LuImages of Buddhist Monks; The Image of the Buddhist Nun; Images of Buddhist Demons; Conclusion; Chapter 5; A Fantastic Dream World: New Literary Motifs and Buddhist Culture; The Motif of Dream Adventure inside a Microcosmic World; The Motif of Revival of a Ghost Girl through Sexual Dreams; The Detached Soul Motif and Its Origins; Conclusion; Concluding Remarks; Table of Numbers & Pages of Selected Tales in the Major Sources; Bibliography; Index
Control code
892340447
Extent
1 online resource (VIII, 267 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004277847
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892340447
Label
Buddhism and tales of the supernatural in early medieval China : a study of Liu Yiqing's (403-444) Youming lu, by Zhenjun Zhang
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; A List of Abbreviations; Introduction; The Origins of the Present Study; Significance of the Present Work as a Case Study of the Interaction of Buddhism with Early Medieval Chinese Tales; Nature of the Buddhist Beliefs in the Youming lu and Its Place in the Cultural History of Chinese Buddhism; The Contribution of this Book to Chinese Buddhist Studies; Approaches and Resources; Chapter 1; Liu Yiqing's World and the Youming Lu; Liu Yiqing's Life and Works; Youming lu: Its Title, Compilation, and Authorship; The Transmission and Recompilation of the Youming lu
  • Guxiaoshuo gouchen Edition and Its Influence on Later Editions and Related ScholarshipChapter 2; Backgrounds of the Buddhist Coloring in the Youming Lu; Social and Religious Backgrounds; Literary Background; Conclusion; Chapter 3; Historical Thematic Changes under the Impact of Buddhism in Early Medieval China as Seen in the Youming Lu; From Demonic Retribution to Karmic Retribution: Changing Concepts of Bao; From Mount Tai to Buddhist Hell: Changing Concepts of the Netherworld; From Heaven to Buddha: Changing Images of the Savior; Conclusion; Chapter 4
  • Buddhist Imagery in Early Medieval China as Seen in the Youming LuImages of Buddhist Monks; The Image of the Buddhist Nun; Images of Buddhist Demons; Conclusion; Chapter 5; A Fantastic Dream World: New Literary Motifs and Buddhist Culture; The Motif of Dream Adventure inside a Microcosmic World; The Motif of Revival of a Ghost Girl through Sexual Dreams; The Detached Soul Motif and Its Origins; Conclusion; Concluding Remarks; Table of Numbers & Pages of Selected Tales in the Major Sources; Bibliography; Index
Control code
892340447
Extent
1 online resource (VIII, 267 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004277847
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)892340447

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