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Author Chiu, Elena Suet-Ying, 1974- author.

Title Bannermen tales (zidishu) : Manchu storytelling and cultural hybridity in the Qing dynasty / Elena Suet-Ying Chiu.

Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  895.124809 CHIU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 105
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 105.
Notes Chiu, Elena Suet-Ying. Needs NAR Elena Suet-Ying Chiu is associate professor of Chinese at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Phone: (413) 545-5840 Birth Date: See thesis record at ocn 301745342, which says 1974. Email:
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of California, Los Angeles, 2007) under the title: Cultural hybridity in Manchu Bannermen tales (Zidishu).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-344) and index.
Contents Zidishu in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Beijing -- The performance of zidishu -- The Manchu-Han bilingual zidishu -- Zidishu written in Han Chinese -- The dissemination of zidishu texts -- Epilogue: Performance, text, and ethnicity.
Summary "The first full-length study in English of zidishu, an important storytelling and performance genre rooted in the hybrid, popular culture of Qing dynasty Beijing, which was associated with the culture of the Qing bannermen--the Manchu's military and administrative personnel. Argues that zidishu employed cultural hybridization as a way of performing and thereby perpetuating Manchu identity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Zidishu -- History and criticism.
Cultural fusion and the arts -- China -- History.
Songs, Manchu -- History and criticism.
China -- Civilization -- 1644-1912.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9780674975194 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
0674975197 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)