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Title Through a forest of chancellors : fugitive histories in Liu Yuan's Lingyan ge, an illustrated book from seventeenth-century Suzhou / Anne Burkus-Chasson.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center for the Harvard-Yenching Institute : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2010.

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 Main Stacks  NE1183.5.L6 B87 2010    AVAILABLE
Description xxx, 378 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monographs ; 66.
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 66.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-356) and index.
Subject Liu, Yuan, active 1668 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Liu, Yuan, active 1668. Ling yan ge gong chen tu.
Art and literature -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Illustrated books -- China -- History -- 17th century.
Block books, Chinese.
Contents The composition of the book -- The gallery of portraits re-created -- Liu Yuan's cover leaf -- Prefatory autographs -- The preface writers license the pictorial book -- The list of contents -- Lingyan ge, the historical site -- Composing the vassal's figure -- Unordinary images -- Physiognomic fantasies -- Costumes in disarray -- Under the guise of bandits -- The act of turning the leaf -- Structures of the book -- Re-reading Du Fu -- The damask at leaf's edge -- The publication of the book -- Painter, publisher, reader-viewer : whose gallery? -- The "social drama" of the Ming-Qing transition -- Liu Yuan and Tong Pengnian -- A model for community : echoing voices among the preface writers -- Climbing Yingzhou : Wu Weiye's response -- Vexations of passage -- Variant endings -- Maxims, furtively impressed -- In the hands of all the masters -- From manuscript to printed book --- Appendix. Liu Yuan's Lingyan ge with annotated translations -- Reference matter -- Notes -- Works cited -- Character list -- Index.
Other Author Liu, Yuan, active 1668. Ling yan ge gong chen tu.
Other Title Fugitive histories in Liu Yuan's Lingyan ge, an illustrated book from seventeenth-century Suzhou.