JIN PING MEI AND THE NON-LINEAR DIMENSIONS OF THE TRADITIONAL CHINESE NOVEL
|Author: ||Rushton, Peter|
The author takes a revisionist approach to the novel based on his view that it is a fundamentally pluralistic narrative in contrast to the views expressed in the recent works of Andrew Plaks, David Roy and Katherine Carlitz. Identifies chaos theory as a useful way of understanding the rhetorical structure of this and other complex Chinese narratives.
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