The Development of Chinese Martial Arts Fiction: A History of Wuxia Literature

The Development of Chinese Martial Arts Fiction: A History of Wuxia Literature

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107069886
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2016
Series: Cambridge China Library Series
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Wuxia novels and me; 1. The Xiake dream of the literati through the ages; 2. Haoxia stories of the Tang and Song dynasties; 3. Xiayi novels of the Qing dynasty; 4. Twentieth-century Wuxia novels; 5. Carrying a sword and doing Xiake deeds; 6. Sweet revenge; 7. The smiling proud Xiake; 8. Roving to the ends of the world; 9. Wuxia novels as a literary genre; Appendices; Select bibliography; Index.

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