Oral Traditions in Contemporary China: Healing a Nation (Paperback)

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Through a historical survey and analyses of oral traditions like fairy tales, proverbs, and ballads, among others, that are still in vigorous practice in China today, this informative and stimulating book proposes a theoretical framework for interpreting how and why traditions continue or discontinue in any culture.

About the Author


Juwen Zhang is professor of Chinese and folklore at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781793645159
ISBN-10: 1793645159
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: August 22nd, 2023
Pages: 262
Language: English