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Sharing the light [electronic resource] : representations of women and virtue in early China / Lisa Raphals.

By: Raphals, Lisa Ann, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture: Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 348 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585059454 (electronic bk.); 9780585059457 (electronic bk.).Other title: Representations of women and virtue in early China.Subject(s): Women -- China -- History | Women -- China -- Conduct of life | Women -- China -- Social conditions | Liu, Xiang, 77?-6? B.C. Lie n�u zhuan | China -- History -- Warring States, 403-221 B.C | China -- History -- Han dynasty, 202 B.C.-220 A.D | Liu, Hsiang, 77? 6? a. C. Lieh N�u chuan | Mujeres -- China -- Conducta de vida | Mujeres -- China -- Condiciones sociales | China -- Historia -- Guerras de Estado, 403 221 a.C | China -- Historia -- Dinast�ia Han, 202 a.C. 220 d.C | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sharing the light.DDC classification: 305.4/0951 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Gender and Virtue Women As Agents of Virtue and Destruction Women As Prescient Counselors Demonic Beauties and Usurpatious Regents The Textual Matrix of the Lienu zhuan Talents Transformed in Ming Editions Yin and Yang Yin-Yang in Medical Texts Nei-wai: Distinctions between Men and Women Nei-wai in Ritual Texts and Social Practice Instruction Texts
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-332) and index.

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.

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