Flowering in the Shadows: Women in the History of Chinese by Marsha Weidner, Weidner

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By Marsha Weidner, Weidner

For good over 1000 years chinese language and jap girls created, commissioned, gathered and used work, but until eventually lately this truth has scarcely been stated within the examine of East Asian paintings by way of Westerners. amazing ladies within the heritage of East Asian artwork are brought - lady-painters of the Heian court docket, lady buyers of Buddhist temples, a Mongolian princess artwork collector, girls poet-painters of the Edo interval, and artists of the Ching gentry. The essays signify quite a lot of girls who performed roles in East Asian paintings and position them of their cultural contexts, whereas additionally editing lingering stereotypes of pre-modern Asian girls as receivers instead of shapers of tradition.

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T. ).  16, 27–28 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879– 1885).  4, 561.  4, 306–307.  27, 441. , 449–479. , 1911). , 1909). , 1910), 477–479. , 1936); Marina Warner in The Dragon Empress: Life and Times of Tz'u­hsi, 1835–1908, Empress Dowager of China (1972; reprint, New York: Atheneum, 1986).  See also Shu Chiung, Yang Kuei­fei, the Most Famous Beauty of China (Shanghai: The Commercial Press, 1923). , 1945; published in Hong Kong in 1946); Nancy Lee Swann, Pan Chao: Foremost Woman Scholar of China (New York: Russell & Russell, 1932).

1911). , 1909). , 1910), 477–479. , 1936); Marina Warner in The Dragon Empress: Life and Times of Tz'u­hsi, 1835–1908, Empress Dowager of China (1972; reprint, New York: Atheneum, 1986).  See also Shu Chiung, Yang Kuei­fei, the Most Famous Beauty of China (Shanghai: The Commercial Press, 1923). , 1945; published in Hong Kong in 1946); Nancy Lee Swann, Pan Chao: Foremost Woman Scholar of China (New York: Russell & Russell, 1932).  I am grateful to Karen Brock for bringing to my attention the importance of the Meiji empress and for commenting on the treatment of other Japanese subjects in this essay.

Giles, An Introduction to the History of Chinese Pictorial Art (Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1905). : Charles E. , 1974). , Li Ch'ing­chao: Complete Poems (New York: New Directions, 1979); idem, The Orchid Boat: Women Poets of China (New York: The Seabury Press, 1972).  Dull (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1972), 54–62. : Glenhurst Publications, 1987).  Wilson (New York: New York University Press, 1976). , Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists 1300–1912 (Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1988).

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