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Pu Songling and Liaozhai zhiyi

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a study of textual transmission, biographical background, and literary antecedents
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The first chapter of this thesis examines the textual transmission of Pu Songling's collection of tales, Liaozhai zhiyi, and through a study of extant manuscripts and editions concludes that in its original format the work consisted of eight volumes. After a review of evidence for dating the composition of the collection, the two volumes of earliest and latest date are identified and their contents analysed. There is traced a pattern of development from relatively simple supernatural...

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Pomona College, Claremont, California

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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