Reverie and Reality: Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women

Reverie and Reality: Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women

by Yanning Wang

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739179833
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 12/18/2013
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Yanning Wang is assistant professor of Chinese in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part I: Reverie
Chapter One: Recumbent Travel: Liberation and Limitation
Chapter Two: Roaming as a Female Transcendent
Part II: Reality
Chapter Three: Women’s Footprints beyond the Inner Quarters
Chapter Four: A Manchu Woman’s Short Excursions
Chapter Five: Women’s International Travels in the Late Qing
Epilogue

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