Exemplary Women of Early China The Lienü zhuan of Liu Xiang 9780231536080, 9780231163088, 9780231163095, 0231163096, 0231536089

When should a woman disobey her father, contradict her husband, or shape the policy of a ruler? According to the Lienü z

201 20 18MB

English Pages 385 Seiten Year 2014;2013

Report DMCA / Copyright

DOWNLOAD FILE

Exemplary Women of Early China The Lienü zhuan of Liu Xiang
 9780231536080, 9780231163088, 9780231163095, 0231163096, 0231536089

Table of contents :
Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Chronology --
1. The Maternal Models --
2. The Worthy and Enlightened --
3. The Sympathetic and Wise --
4. The Chaste and Compliant --
5. The Principled and Righteous --
6. The Accomplished Rhetoricians --
7. The Depraved and Favored --
8. Supplementary Biographies --
Notes --
Works Cited --
Index --
Backmatter

Polecaj historie