The Theme of Chastity in Hau Ch'iu Chuan and Parallel Western Fiction

The Theme of Chastity in Hau Ch'iu Chuan and Parallel Western Fiction

by Kai Chong Cheung

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783906752747
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/1994
Series: Eurosinica Series , #6
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.78(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

The Author: Kai Chong Cheung, born in Hong Kong in 1956, received her elementary and secondary education in that city. After studying English and Chinese literature at National Taiwan University (B.A. 1980), she received a second B.A. from Concordia College in Chicago, Illinois (1982). Subsequently she specialized in comparative literature at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (M.A. 1985, Ph.D. 1989). She is now Associate Professor of English at Soochow University in Taipei, Taiwan.

Table of Contents

Contents: Hau Ch'iu Chuan as example of the scholar-beauty genre, as the first Chinese novel translated in the West; the reception of Hau Ch'iu Chuan in Europe: Thomas Percy, Goldsmith, Grimm, Goethe; the merging of sentimentalism and morality: Richardson, Goldsmith, Manzoni.

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