Bibliography

Demon doodle crop from Zhongshan Travelling on Excursion
Drawing based on an image from the 13-14th century handscroll ‘Zhongshan Going on Excursion’ 中山出遊圖 by Gong Kai 龔開 (1222-1307) (http://archive.asia.si.edu/collections/edan/object.php?q=fsg_F1938.4)

An evolving zhiguai bibliography:

Altenburger Roland, ‘Is It Clothes that Make the Man? Cross-Dressing, Gender, and Sex in Pre-Twentieth-Century Zhu Yingtai Lore’, Asian Folklore Studies, 64 (2005): 165-205 (available at https://www.jstor.org/stable/30030419)

Altenburger, Roland, The Sword or the Needle: The Female Knight-errant (xia) in Traditional Chinese Narrative, Worlds of East Asia, XV (Bern: Peter Lang, 2009)

Anon., Xinkan dasong xuanhe yishi 新刊大宋宣和遺事 (Neglected Events of the Proclaiming Harmony Regnal Period of the Great Song: A New Edition) (Shanghai: Gudian wenxue chubanshe, 1954)

Chan, Leo Tak-Hung, ‘Text and Talk: Classical Literary Tales in Traditional China and the Context of Casual Oral Storytelling’, Asian Folklore Studies, 56 (1997): 33-63

Cheng, Hsiao-Wen, ‘Before Sexual and Normal: Shifting Categories of Sexual Anomaly from Ancient to Yuan China’, Asia Major 31 (2018): 1-39 (available here: https://www.academia.edu/36878318/Before_Sexual_and_Normal_Shifting_Categories_of_Sexual_Anomaly_from_Ancient_to_Yuan_China)

Chiang, Sing-Chen Lydia, Collecting the Self: Body and Identity in Strange Tale Collections of Late Imperial China, Sinica Leidensia, 67 (Leiden: Brill, 2005)

Coleman, Fletcher, ‘On the Role of Religion in Tang Tales: An Introduction to Zhang Du’s Xuanshi zhi’ (2013), Asian Languages & Civilizations Graduate Theses & Dissertations, 9 (https://scholar.colorado.edu/asia_gradetds/9, accessed 23/04/18)

Dodd, Sarah L., ‘Monsters and Monstrosity in Liaozhai zhiyi‘ (Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Leeds, 2013) (available here)

Farquhar, David M., The Government of China under Mongolian Rule: A Reference Guide, (Stuttgart: Steiner, 1990)

Gan Bao 干寶, Soushenji 搜神記 (In Search of the Supernatural: The Written Record) (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1979)

Gan Bao, Kenneth J. DeWoskin and J.L. Crump, Jr. (trans), In Search of the Supernatural: The Written Record (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996)

Grundvig, Julie, ‘The Demon Stories of Hong Mai’s “Yijianzhi”‘ (Unpublished MA dissertation, University of British Columbia, 2003)

Gu Xijia 顾希佳, ‘“Huhai xinwen yijian xuzhi” zhong de songyuan minjian gushi’ 《湖海新闻夷坚续志》中的民间故事 (Popular Tales from the Song and Yuan Eras in the “Continuation of Records of the Listener with New Items from the Lakes and Seas”), Hangzhou shuifan xueyuan xue bao, 2 (1998), 39-44

Hanan, Patrick, The Chinese Short Story: Studies in Dating, Authorship, and Composition (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973)

Harkness, Ethan (郝益森), ‘Seeking an Audience in the Underworld and the Question of the Han Juridical Soul (向地下官吏請謁:漢代法律意義下的靈魂)’,  Bamboo and Silk, 2 (2019): 16 – 3 (available here:  http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/24689246-00201002)

Hegel, Robert E., ‘Traditional Chinese Fiction – The State of the Field’, The Journal of Asian Studies, 53 (1994), 394-426

Hennessey, William O. (tr.), Proclaiming Harmony, Michigan Papers in Chinese Studies, 41 (Ann Arbor, MI, Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, 1991)

Hong Mai 洪邁, He Zhuo 何卓 (ed.), Yi Jian Zhi 夷堅志 (Record of Yi Jian) 4 volumes (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1981)

Hong Mai 洪邁, Alister David Inglis (trans), Record of the Listener: Selections of Chinese Supernatural Stories (Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2010)

Hong Mai 洪邁, Cong Ellen Zhang (tr.), Record of the Listener: Selected Stories from Hong Mai’s Yijian Zhi (Cambridge, MA: Hackett, 2018)

Hucker, Charles O., A Dictionary of Official Titles in Imperial China, (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1985)

Huntington, Rania, Alien Kind: Foxes and Late Imperial Chinese Narrative, Harvard East Asian Monographs, 222 (Cambridge: MA, Harvard University Asia Center, 2003)

Huntington, Rania, ‘Ghosts Seeking Substitutes: Female Suicide and Repetition’, Late Imperial China, 26 (2005): 1–40

Inglis, Alister David, Hong Mai’s Record of the Listener and its Song Dynasty Context (Albany, N.Y: State University of New York Press, 2006)

Inglis, Alister David, ‘Luo Ye’s “Zuiweng tanlu” and the Culture of Romance’, Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews (CLEAR), 35 (2013), 97-122

Jones, Andrew, ‘The Poetics of Uncertainty in Early Chinese Literature’, Sino-Platonic Papers, 2 (1987) (available here)

Kang, Xiaofei, ‘The Fox [hu 狐] and the Barbarian [hu 胡]: Unraveling Representations of the Other in Late Tang Tales’, Journal of Chinese Religions, 27 (1999), 35-67

Kao, Karl S.Y. (ed.), Classical Chinese Tales of the Supernatural and the Fantastic: Selections from the Third to the Tenth Century (Hong Kong: Joint Publishing, 1985)

Katz, Paul R., ‘Enlightened Alchemist or Immoral Immortal? The Growth of Lü Dongbin’s Cult in Late Imperial China’, in Meir Shahar and Robert P. Weller (eds) Unruly Gods: Divinity and Society in China (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 1996), pp. 70-98

Kirkland, Russell. ‘A World in Balance: Holistic Synthesis in the “T’ai-P’ing Kuang-Chi”‘, Journal of Song-Yuan Studies, 23 (1993), 43–70

Li Fang 李昉, et al., Taiping guangji 太平廣記 (Extensive Gleanings from the Era of Great Harmony), 10 vols (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1961)

Li Fang 李昉, et al., Alexei Kamran Ditter, Jessey Choo, and Sarah M. Allen (tr.), Tales from Tang Dynasty China: Selections from the Taiping Guangji (Cambridge, MA: Hackett, 2017)

Li Rong 李冗, Du yi zhi, 獨異志 (Outstanding Fantastic Stories) in Du yi zhi, Xuanshi Zhi 獨異志,宣室志 (Outstanding Fantastic Stories, Stories from the Chamber of Dissemination), edited by Zhang Yongqin 张永钦 and Hou Zhiming 侯志明 (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1983)

Liao Hsien-Huei, ‘Exploring Weal and Woe: The Song Elite’s Mantic Beliefs and Practices’, T’oung Pao, Second Series, 91 (2005), 347-95

Lin Wang, ‘Celebration of the Strange: “Youyang Zazu” and its Horror Stories’ (Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Georgia: 2012) (available here)

Liu Mingming, ‘Theory of the Strange: Towards the Establishment of Zhiguai as a Genre’ (Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of california, Riverside: 2015) (available here)

Liu Yiqing, Zhenjun Zhang (tr.), Hidden and Visible Realms: Early Medieval Chinese Tales of the Supernatural and the Fantastic (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018) (Google Books preview here)

Meade, Samantha Amber, ‘Uncovering Editorial Voices: An Analysis of the Dog Stories in the “Taiping guangji”‘ (Unpublished MA Dissertation, University of British Columbia, 2014) (available here)

Milburn, Olivia, ‘The Silent Beauty: Changing Portrayals of Xi Shi, from Zhiguai and Poetry to Ming Fiction and Drama’, Asia Major, 26 (2013): 23-53

Miller, Alan L., ‘The Woman Who Married a Horse: Five Ways of Looking at a Chinese Folktale’, Asian Folklore Studies, 54 (1995): 275-305 (available via JSTOR here: https://www.jstor.org/stable/1178945)

Nienhauser, William H., Jr., Tang Dynasty Tales: A Guided Reader (Hackensack, NJ: World Scientific Publishing, 2010) (available to read online here)

Nuffer, Laura, “Of Mice and Maidens: Ideologies of Interspecies Romance in Late Medieval and Early Modern Japan” (2014). Dissertations available from ProQuest. AAI3670943.
https://repository.upenn.edu/dissertations/AAI3670943

Puett, Michael, ‘Sages, the Past, and the Dead: Death in the Huainanzi’, in Mortality in Traditional Chinese Thought, Ed. by Amy Olberding and Philip J. Ivanhoe (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2011), pp. 225-48 (available here)

Reed, Carrie E., ‘Tattoo in Early China’, Journal of the American Oriental Society 120 (2000), 360-76: 365. (available online here)

Schafer, Edward, ‘The Table of Contents of the “T’ai p’ing kuang chi”,’ CLEAR 2 (1980), 258-63

Tang Lin 唐臨; Dai Fu 戴孚, Mingbaoji; Guangyiji 冥報記 / 廣異記 (Records of Netherworld Vengeance / Extensive Records of The Strange) (Beijing: Zhonghua Shuju, 1992)

ter Haar, Barend J., Telling Stories: Witchcraft and Scapegoating in Chinese History, Sinica Leidensia, LXXI (Leiden: Brill, 2006)

Tian Rucheng 田汝成, Xihu Youlan Zhi Yu 西湖遊覽志餘 (A Continued Record of Sightseeing at West Lake), (Shanghai: Shanghai Guji Chubanshe, 1980)

Tsui, L. (2018). ‘Complaining about Lived Spaces: Responses to the Urban Living Environment of Northern Song Kaifeng’, Journal of Chinese History, 2 (2018), 335-53 (available at https://doi.org/10.1017/jch.2018.6)

Wei Xiaohong 魏晓虹 and Wang Zeyuan 王泽媛, ‘Hechu heyuan cheng shenxian: “Huhai xinwen yijian xuzhi” zhong de xianhua gushi fenxi” 何处何缘成神仙?——《湖海新闻夷坚续志》中的仙话故事分析 (How and Why to Make an Immortal? An Analysis of Immortal Stories in “Huhai xinwen yijian xuzhi”), Shanxi daxuexuebao: zhexue shehui kexue ban, 37 (2014), 35-39

Winslett, Justin, ‘Speaking of Gods: The Discourse of the Extrahuman in early Chinese Texts’, Journal of the British Association for Chinese Studies, 5 (2016): 38-77

Yan Zhitui 顔之推, Alvin P. Cohen (trans), Tales of Vengeful Souls = Yuan hun zhi: A Sixth Century Collection of Chinese Avenging Ghost Stories (Taipei; Paris; Hongkong: Ricci Institute, 1982)

Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang (trans), The Man Who Sold a Ghost: Chinese Tales of the 3rd-6th Centuries (Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1958)

Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang (trans), Cheng Shih-fa (ill.), Ghost Stories of Old China (Singapore: Asiapac Books & Educational Aid, 1986)

Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang (trans), Tang Dynasty Stories (Beijing: Panda Books, 1986)

Yu, Anthony C., ‘”Rest, Rest, Perturbed Spirit!” Ghosts in Traditional Chinese Prose Fiction’, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, 47 (1987), 397-434

Yuan Haowen 元好問, Chang Zhenguo 常振國 (ed), Xu Yijian zhi 續夷堅志 (Continued Records of the Listener), and Anon., Jin Xin 金心 (ed.), Huhai xinwen yijian xuzhi 湖海新聞夷堅續志 (Continuation of Records of the Listener with New Items from the Lakes and Seas) (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1986)

Zhang Du 張讀, Xuanshi zhi 宣室志 (Stories from the Chamber of Dissemination), in Du yi zhi, Xuanshi Zhi 獨異志,宣室志 (Outstanding Fantastic Stories, Stories from the Chamber of Dissemination), edited by Zhang Yongqin 张永钦 and Hou Zhiming 侯志明 (Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 1983)

Zikpi, M., ‘Wanton Goddesses to Unspoken Worthies: Gendered Hermeneutics in the “Chu Ci Zhangju”’. Early China, 41 (2018), 333-74

Useful online resources

China Biographical Database Project https://projects.iq.harvard.edu/cbdb/home

China Historical Geographic Information System, CHGIS https://sites.fas.harvard.edu/~chgis/

China Knowledge http://www.chinaknowledge.de/index.html

Chinese Civilization in Time and Space (place-name search) http://ccts.ascc.net/searches.php?lang=en

Chinese Text Project https://ctext.org/

Dictionary of Chinese character variants http://dict2.variants.moe.edu.tw/eng.htm

MDBG English to Chinese Dictionary (really useful pop-up window for typing characters) https://www.mdbg.net/chinese/dictionary

No Camel – Hebrew translations of Classical Chinese texts http://www.no-camel.com/chinese_translations/chinese_translations.html 

Pleco dictionary software https://www.pleco.com/

Scripta Sinica database http://hanchi.ihp.sinica.edu.tw/ihp/hanji.htm

Sinocal date calculator http://sinocal.sinica.edu.tw/

Taiping guangji 太平廣記 Translations Table https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/משתמש:The_duke/מעקב_תרגומים_מהרשומות_הנרחבות_של_עידן_טאיפינג 

 

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