9781787552371

Chinese Myths & Tales

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  • ISBN13:

    9781787552371

  • ISBN10:

    1787552373

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-11-29
  • Publisher: Flame Tree Pub

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Summary

Great floods and river Gods, snake spirits, and Immortals, China's unique set of mythological tales are derived from its vast expanse, diverse culture and the endless wars between tribes and dynasties. The result is a rich landscape of humanity, gods and spirits introduced here in this comprehensive book of folk tales and legendary exploits.

The latest title in Flame Tree's beautiful, comprehensive series of Gothic Fantasy titles, concentrates on the ancient, epic origins of modern fantasy.

Author Biography

Davide Latini is currently a PhD student at SOAS. He obtained his BA in Foreign Cultures and Languages at Carlo Bo University of Urbino, and focused on classical Chinese studies during his MA at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. His field of research revolves around the symbology of ancient Chinese mythology and its relationship with the ideological and textual context in which the narratives are inserted.

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