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by Wilt L. Idema

  • ISBN: 029598841X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Wilt L. Idema
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press (February 16, 2009)
  • Pages: 192 pages
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Heroines of Jiangyong book. But I liked the idea that women still held her up as an example of things that they could achieve, and of a strong and good woman. This volume offers a full translation of all the longer ballads in women's script, providing an exceptional opportunity to observe which specific narratives appealed to rural women in traditional China. The translations are preceded by a brief introduction to women's script and its scholarship, and a discussion of each of the twelve selections.

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Heroines of Jiangyong: Chinese Narrative Ballads in Women's Script Translated by Wilt L. Idema Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2009viii + 192 pp. £5. 0 ISBN 978-0-295-98842-9.

As a syllabic script, women's script has to be performed by singing or chanting. The translated texts have been divided into two parts: "Moral Tracts" and "Narrative Ballads. In Part I of the book, the four moral tracts are relatively short. Although scholarly attention in recent years has increasingly focused on elite women writers in the lower Yangzi region, much remains to be explored in the study of the culture of Chinese peasant women. The texts "Admonitions for My Daughter" and "The Lazy Wife" highlight the importance of diligence and womanly work at home, such as spinning and weaving.

The women's script, which represents units of sound in the local Chinese dialect, was discovered by scholars in. .Heroines of Jiangyong serves as an excellent point of departure for exploring rural women's complex lifeworlds. Fei-wen, Nan Nu, v12 2010.

The women's script, which represents units of sound in the local Chinese dialect, was discovered by scholars in the late twentieth century, creating a stir in China and abroad.

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Additional Information. Translated by Wilt L. Published by: University of Washington Press. Heroines of Jiangyong: Chinese narrative ballads in women’s script.

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Heroines of Jiangyong is the first English translation of a set of verse narratives recorded in the unique women's script (nushu) of rural Jiangyong County, Hunan, in southern China. This selection of Chinese folk literature provides a rare window into the everyday life of rural daughters, wives, and mothers, as they transmit valuable lessons about surviving in a patriarchal society that is often harsh and unforgiving. Featuring strong female protagonists, the ballads deal with moral issues, dangers women face outside the family home, and the difficulties of childbirth.The women's script, which represents units of sound in the local Chinese dialect, was discovered by scholars in the late twentieth century, creating a stir in China and abroad. This volume offers a full translation of all the longer ballads in women's script, providing an exceptional opportunity to observe which specific narratives appealed to rural women in traditional China. The translations are preceded by a brief introduction to women's script and its scholarship, and a discussion of each of the twelve selections.

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