(EBOOK/EPUB) Exemplary Women of Early China
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FREE DOWNLOAD Exemplary Women of Early China ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub In early China was it correct for a woman to disobey her father contradict her husband or shape the public policy of a son who ruled over a dynasty or state According to the Lien zhuan or Categorized Biographies of Women it was not only appropriate but necessary for women to step in with wise counsel when fathers husbands or rulers strayed from the path of virtueCompiled toward the end of the Former Han dynasty 202 BCE 9 CE by Liu Xiang 79 8 BCE the Lien zhuan is the earliest extant book in the Chinese tradition solely devoted to the education of.CHARACTERS Exemplary Women of Early China
FREE DOWNLOAD Exemplary Women of Early China ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Foundational period of Chinese historyOver time the biographies of women became a regular feature of dynastic and local histories and a vehicle for expressing and transmitting concerns about women's social political and domestic roles The Lien zhuan is also rich in information about the daily life rituals and domestic concerns of early China Inspired by its accounts artists across the millennia have depicted its stories on screens paintings lacuer ware murals and stone relief sculpture extending its reach to literate and illiterate audiences alik.
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FREE DOWNLOAD Exemplary Women of Early China ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Women Far from providing a unified vision of women's roles the text promotes a diverse and sometimes contradictory range of practices At one extreme are exemplars resorting to suicide and self mutilation as a means to preserve chastity and ritual orthodoxy At the other are bold and outspoken women whose rhetorical mastery helps correct erring rulers sons and husbands The text provides a fascinating overview of the representation of women's roles in early legends formal speeches on statecraft and highly fictionalized historical accounts during this.