Strange Writing: Anomaly Accounts in Early Medieval China (SUNY series in Chinese Philosophy and Culture)

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This is the first comprehensive, Western-language study of the important Chinese genre of writing known as "accounts of the anomalies" (zhiguai) in its formative period. The book sets forth a new view of the nature and origins of the genre.

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In this book, the first comprehensive study in a Western language of the zhiguai genre in its formative period, Company sets forth a new view of the nature of the genre and the reasons for its emergence.

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Robert Ford Campany is Associate Professor in the Departments of Religious Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures at Indiana University.

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