Shadows in a Chinese Landscape: Chi Yun's Notes from a Hut for Examining the Subtle (New Studies in Asian Culture)
- Publish Date: 1997-12-02
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Chi Yun;David Keenan
In this major undertaking David Keenan translates and contextualizes over 100 tales from the Notes from the Hut for Examining the Subtle, a collection of 1,200 tales and observations by Chi Yun, one of eighteenth century China's leading intellectuals. By illuminating neglected aspects of the interaction between popular and elite cultures in late imperial China, this study portrays the rich connection between life and letters on the eve of the Western impact.