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Chinese myths.

Chinese myths.

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Published by Juvenile and Children Publishing House in Shanghai .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL14327628M

Get this from a library! Chinese myths. [Rob Shone; Claudia Saraceni] -- Tales from China - Three Chinese myths - The four dragons - Nu Wa makes people and mends a hole in the sky - The ten suns - More mythical characters. An informative work of historical and contemporary Chinese myths, including a useful collection of historical documents, detailing myths as they live and change in China today. Compiled from ancient and scattered texts and based on revelatory new research, Handbook of Chinese Mythology is the most comprehensive English-language work on the subject ever written from an exclusively Chinese 3/5(1).

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London Bombay Sydney In Memoriam Gladys Nina Chalmers Werner Preface The chief literary sources of Chinese myths are the Li tai shên hsien t'ung chien, in thirty-two volumes, the Shên hsien lieh chuan, in eight volumes, the Fêng shên yen i, in eight volumes, and the Sou shên chi, in ten volumes. In writing the following pages I have translated or paraphrased. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Chinese myths by Jane Bingham; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Juvenile literature, Chinese Mythology, Folklore; Places: China.   Pangu is a prominent figure in Chinese creation mythology. To this day, the Zhuang people sing a traditional song about Pangu creating the Heaven and Earth. The origin of the Pangu myth has been much debated. Many believe it originated with Xu Zheng, a Chinese author from the 3 rd century AD, as he was the first writer known to record it; some.

Many Chinese myths deal with natural disasters, especially floods. Others deal with heavenly bodies such as the sun and moon. Animals, including dragons, pigs, and monkeys, are also important figures in Chinese mythology. Reverence for ancestors is another common theme in Chinese mythology. Chinese myths by Rob Shone; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Chinese Mythology, Graphic novels, Chinese mythology, Cartoons and comics. Chinese Mythology is a set of stories, beliefs, and gods originating from Ancient China. Myths in China vary from culture to culture, the most common myths come from the Han culture. The current chinese government recognizes fifty-six ethnic groups. Each group has their own language and mythology.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedThe myths pdf legends connected to the major Chinese holidays, in comics form. Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, Prometheus, New York, Includes a good overview of Chinese mythology.

Chinese Mythology: An Encyclopedia of Myth and Legend, by Derek Walters, HarperCollins, London, Includes lots of obscure, juicy tidbits.Chinese myths were primarily a diffuse and fragmentary oral tradition, eventually preserved in download pdf only in a piecemeal fashion.

Many classical texts are unavailable in translation, and the stories have been unknown to Western readers. Anne Birrell here introduces the general reader to a selection of narratives organized by themes and motifs.Browse Folklore & Mythology > Chinese Myths eBooks to read online or download in EPUB or PDF format on your mobile device and PC.