38 relations: A Brief History of Chinese Fiction, A New Account of the Tales of the World, Andrew H. Plaks, Cao Xueqin, Chinese classics, Chinese literature, Chinese poetry, Classical Chinese, Drama, Dream of the Red Chamber, Fiction, Great Tang Records on the Western Regions, Huaben, Jin Ping Mei, John Wiley & Sons, Journey to the West, Lu Xun, Luo Guanzhong, Ming dynasty, Miscellaneous Morsels from Youyang, Narrative, Novel, Qing dynasty, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Rulin waishi, Santa Barbara, California, Shi Nai'an, Sinology, Song dynasty, Soushen Ji, Taiping Guangji, The Columbia History of Chinese Literature, Time (magazine), Water Margin, Wenyuan Yinghua, Written vernacular Chinese, Wu Cheng'en, Wu Jingzi.
A Brief History of Chinese Fiction is a book written by Lu Xun as a survey of traditional Chinese fiction.
A New Account of the Tales of the World, also known as Shishuo Xinyu or Shih-shuo Hsin-yu, was compiled and edited by Liu Yiqing (Liu I-ching; 劉義慶; 403–444) during the Liu Song dynasty (420–479) of the Southern and Northern Dynasties (420–589).
Andrew Henry Plaks (born 1945) is an American sinologist who specializes in the study of the vernacular fiction of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Cáo Xuěqín; (1715 or 17241763 or 1764)Briggs, Asa (ed.) (1989) The Longman Encyclopedia, Longman, was a Chinese writer during the Qing dynasty.
Chinese classic texts or canonical texts refers to the Chinese texts which originated before the imperial unification by the Qin dynasty in 221 BC, particularly the "Four Books and Five Classics" of the Neo-Confucian tradition, themselves a customary abridgment of the "Thirteen Classics".
The history of Chinese literature extends thousands of years, from the earliest recorded dynastic court archives to the mature vernacular fiction novels that arose during the Ming Dynasty to entertain the masses of literate Chinese.
Chinese poetry is poetry written, spoken, or chanted in the Chinese language.
Classical Chinese, also known as Literary Chinese, is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
Dream of the Red Chamber, also called The Story of the Stone, composed by Cao Xueqin, is one of China's Four Great Classical Novels.
Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.
The Great Tang Records on the Western Regions is a narrative of Xuanzang's nineteen-year journey from Chang'an in central China to the Western Regions of Chinese historiography.
A huaben is a Chinese short or medium length story or novella written mostly in vernacular language, sometimes including simple classical language.
Jin Ping Mei — translated into English as The Plum in the Golden Vase or The Golden Lotus — is a Chinese novel of manners composed in vernacular Chinese during the late Ming dynasty (1368–1644).
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.
Journey to the West is a Chinese novel published in the 16th century during the Ming dynasty and attributed to Wu Cheng'en.
Lu Xun (Wade–Giles romanisation: Lu Hsün) was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (25 September 1881 – 19 October 1936), a leading figure of modern Chinese literature.
Luo Ben (c. 1330–1400, or c.1280–1360), better known by his courtesy name Guanzhong (Mandarin pronunciation), was a Chinese writer who lived during the Yuan and Ming periods.
The Ming dynasty was the ruling dynasty of China – then known as the – for 276 years (1368–1644) following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty.
The Miscellaneous Morsels from Youyang is a miscellany of Chinese and foreign legends and hearsay, reports on natural phenomena, short anecdotes, and tales of the wondrous and mundane, as well as notes on such topics as medicinal herbs and tattoos.
A narrative or story is a report of connected events, real or imaginary, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, or still or moving images, or both.
A novel is a relatively long work of narrative fiction, normally in prose, which is typically published as a book.
The Qing dynasty, also known as the Qing Empire, officially the Great Qing, was the last imperial dynasty of China, established in 1636 and ruling China from 1644 to 1912.
Romance of the Three Kingdoms is a 14th-century historical novel attributed to Luo Guanzhong.
Rulin waishi, or Unofficial History of the Scholars, is a Chinese novel authored by Wu Jingzi and completed in 1750 during the Qing dynasty.
Santa Barbara (Spanish for "Saint Barbara") is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California.
Shi Nai'an (ca. 1296–1372) was a Chinese writer from Suzhou.
Sinology or Chinese studies is the academic study of China primarily through Chinese language, literature, Chinese culture and history, and often refers to Western scholarship.
The Song dynasty (960–1279) was an era of Chinese history that began in 960 and continued until 1279.
The Soushen Ji, variously translated as In Search of the Sacred and In Search of the Supernatural, is a Chinese compilation of legends, short stories, and hearsay concerning Chinese gods, Chinese ghosts, and other supernatural phenomena.
The Taiping Guangji, sometimes translated as the Extensive Records of the Taiping Era, or Extensive Records of the Taiping Xinguo Period, is a collection of stories compiled in the early Song dynasty under imperial direction by Li Fang.
The Columbia History of Chinese Literature is a reference book edited by Victor H. Mair and published by the Columbia University Press in 2002.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Water Margin, also translated as Outlaws of the Marsh, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes or The Marshes of Mount Liang, is a Chinese novel attributed to Shi Nai'an.
The Wenyuan Yinghua, sometimes translated as Finest Blossoms in the Garden of Literature, is an anthology of poetry, odes, songs and writings from the Liang dynasty to the Five Dynasties era.
Written Vernacular Chinese is the forms of written Chinese based on the varieties of Chinese spoken throughout China, in contrast to Classical Chinese, the written standard used during imperial China up to the early twentieth century.
Wu Cheng'en (c. 1500–1582Shi Changyu (1999). "Introduction." in trans. W.J.F. Jenner, Journey to the West, volume 1. Seventh Edition. Beijing: Foreign Languages Press. pp. 1–22. or 1505–1580), courtesy name Ruzhong (汝忠), was a Chinese novelist and poet of the Ming Dynasty, and is considered by many to be the author of Journey to the West, one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature.
Wu Jingzi (1701—January 11, 1754) was a Chinese scholar and writer who was born in the city now known as Quanjiao, Anhui and who died in Yangzhou, Jiangsu.