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Author Raphals, Lisa Ann, 1951-

Title Sharing the light : representations of women and virtue in early China / Lisa Raphals
Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1998]
©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 348 pages) : illustrations
Series SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Contents Introduction: Gender and Virtue 1 -- 1. Women As Agents of Virtue and Destruction 11 -- 2. Women As Prescient Counselors 27 -- 3. Demonic Beauties and Usurpatious Regents 61 -- 4. The Textual Matrix of the Lienu zhuan 87 -- 5. Talents Transformed in Ming Editions 113 -- 6. Yin and Yang 139 -- 7. Yin-Yang in Medical Texts 169 -- 8. Nei-wai: Distinctions between Men and Women 195 -- 9. Nei-wai in Ritual Texts and Social Practice 215 -- 10. Instruction Texts 235
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-332) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Liu, Xiang, 77 B.C.-6 B.C. Lie nü zhuan.
Women -- China -- Conduct of life.
Women -- China -- History.
Women -- China -- Social conditions.
China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D.
China -- History -- Warring States, 403-221 B.C.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585059454 (electronic bk.)
9780585059457 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Representations of women and virtue in early China