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by Ping-Chiu Yen

Author: Ping-Chiu Yen
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Garland Science; 1 edition (February 1, 1991)
Pages: 194 pages
Category: Other
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Chinese Demon Tales book. First Published in 1991. CHINESE DEMON TALES (Harvard Dissertations in Folklore and Oral Literature).

Chinese Demon Tales book. 0824025296 (ISBN13: 9780824025298).

Chinese Demon Tales: Meanings and Parallels in Oral Tradition. Creation epics, origination epics, and heroic epics have been orally transmitted or circulated among many ethnic groups. Harvard Dissertations in Folklore and Oral Tradition (based on a 1971 PhD dissertation). Ping-Chiu Yen. Yen, Ping-chiu. Chinese Demon Tales: Meanings and Parallels in Oral Tradition. As a leading academic institution in the field of epic studies, the Institute of Ethnic Literature (IEL), Chines Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) has been committed to collecting, preserving, and exploring Chinese ethnic epic traditions for more than three decades so far.

Chinese Demon Tales: Meanings and Parallels in Oral Tra­ dition, Harvard Dissertations in Folklore and Oral . the pub­ lished version of his 1971 P.

New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1990. Appendix, Chinese texts, bibliography, index. 00; ISB N 0-8240-2529-6. dissertation, tends to do the same, applying the the­ ories of Albert Lord and Mircea Eliade to a group of classical Chinese narratives. Using L o r d ’s formulaic theory of oral narrative (1960), Yen identifies a consist­ ently recurring pattern of formulaic themes in Chinese tales of otherworldly journeys.

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The Canterbury Tales reveal Chaucerian humor in all its varieties. In the Prologue, every character is dexterously enlivened by humorous touches, and the pageant of merry pilgrims lives vividly in our memories. There is the light-hearted touch of a genial humorist when Chaucer presents the Prioress. Chaucer makes a sly dig at her tenderness when he says that she is so charitable and tender-hearted that she would weep if she saw a mouse caught in a trap. Though a Prioress, she indulged in love-making.

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These tales have not only been central to traditional culture in China, but have . The material in the books and the lecture preps is only the basis for class discussion.

These tales have not only been central to traditional culture in China, but have been reinterpreted in film, literature, drama, and opera in both China and abroad in modern times. We will examine the formations and transformations of these tales in various forms throughout the cultural history of China, with particular emphasis on their metamorphoses through popular cultural forms in the contemporary world. 4) Improve analytical skills through oral, written, and visual analyses of cultural data.

First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.