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  4. 4. Chinese Mythology: An Introduction By Anne M. Birrell PDF Download In Chinese Mythology, Anne Birrell provides English translations of some 300 representative mythIn Chinese Mythology, Anne Birrell provides English translations of some 300 representative myth narratives selected from over 100 classical texts, many of which have never before been translated intonarratives selected from over 100 classical texts, many of which have never before been translated into any Western language. Organizing the narratives according to themes and motifs common to worldany Western language. Organizing the narratives according to themes and motifs common to world mythology, Birrell addresses issues of source, dating, attribution, textural variants, multiforms, andmythology, Birrell addresses issues of source, dating, attribution, textural variants, multiforms, and context. Drawing on exhaustive work in comparative mythology, she surveys the development ofcontext. Drawing on exhaustive work in comparative mythology, she surveys the development of Chinese myth studies, summarizes the contribution of Chinese and Japanese scholars to the study ofChinese myth studies, summarizes the contribution of Chinese and Japanese scholars to the study of Chinese myth since the 1920s, and examines special aspects of traditional approaches to Chinese myth.Chinese myth since the 1920s, and examines special aspects of traditional approaches to Chinese myth. The rThe r DOWNLOAD LINKS ONDOWNLOAD LINKS ON PAGE 4PAGE 4 4 / 84 / 8
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  7. 7. Chinese Mythology: An Introduction By Anne M. Birrell PDF Download What others say about this ebook:What others say about this ebook: Review 1:Review 1: B+B+ Review 2:Review 2: I feel that this is an upper level college course text book. The stories are arranged by category,I feel that this is an upper level college course text book. The stories are arranged by category, and no attempt is made to place the collection of stories into a cultural context that would relateand no attempt is made to place the collection of stories into a cultural context that would relate to how they would be told by a story teller to an audience.to how they would be told by a story teller to an audience. Review 3:Review 3: ...avoid it at all costs. Chinese Mythology: An Introduction somehow manages to be both...avoid it at all costs. Chinese Mythology: An Introduction somehow manages to be both painfully turgid and tedious, without offering much in the way of insight.painfully turgid and tedious, without offering much in the way of insight. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Many years ago, I purchased this volume (from Amazon, no less). The book advertised itself asMany years ago, I purchased this volume (from Amazon, no less). The book advertised itself as an introduction to Chinese mythology with 300+ representative myths. My expectation wasan introduction to Chinese mythology with 300+ representative myths. My expectation was something along the lines of what Edith Hamilton did for Greek myths (or perhaps Thomassomething along the lines of what Edith Hamilton did for Greek myths (or perhaps Thomas Bulfinch for a larger sampling of European myths in general). The book receives effusive praiseBulfinch for a larger sampling of European myths in general). The book receives effusive praise on its dust jacket, claiming that it has moved Chinese scholarship forward a decade. Having beenon its dust jacket, claiming that it has moved Chinese scholarship forward a decade. Having been somewhat disappointed in FLP's publication of Creation of the Gods, I had very high hopes forsomewhat disappointed in FLP's publication of Creation of the Gods, I had very high hopes for this volume.this volume. It was mostly unreadable, and to this day, remains horrible. Honestly, a general reader would doIt was mostly unreadable, and to this day, remains horrible. Honestly, a general reader would do better buying a translation of the pre-Han Shiji (which is by no means an easy read). While thebetter buying a translation of the pre-Han Shiji (which is by no means an easy read). While the book may have 300+ representative myths, they are presented as fragments across chapters. Thebook may have 300+ representative myths, they are presented as fragments across chapters. The bulk of the work is devoted to a bloated explanation and compare/contrast with other myth setsbulk of the work is devoted to a bloated explanation and compare/contrast with other myth sets with which the reader may (or may not) be familiar, and particularly trivial cultural or translationalwith which the reader may (or may not) be familiar, and particularly trivial cultural or translational notes.notes. Recently, I moved into a large house with an in-house library for my (now anachronistic) bookRecently, I moved into a large house with an in-house library for my (now anachronistic) book collection, and decided to try this out again, in hopes that my own maturity as a scholar wouldcollection, and decided to try this out again, in hopes that my own maturity as a scholar would enhance the experience. It's just as bad. It feels like a bait-and-switch to this day: I was expectingenhance the experience. It's just as bad. It feels like a bait-and-switch to this day: I was expecting to read myths, possibly with an eye towards an English speaker. This fails miserably.to read myths, possibly with an eye towards an English speaker. This fails miserably. So, as the title says, don't bother with this book unless it's necessary for a course at yourSo, as the title says, don't bother with this book unless it's necessary for a course at your university. Even then, I would question an instructor who uses this text over, say, his/her ownuniversity. Even then, I would question an instructor who uses this text over, say, his/her own notes. Because really, that's what this book feels like - class notes masquerading as text.notes. Because really, that's what this book feels like - class notes masquerading as text. Review 4:Review 4: This book is being used for the mythology portion of an upper division course at UCLA entitledThis book is being used for the mythology portion of an upper division course at UCLA entitled Chinese Mythology and the Supernatural. It is entirely too dense to read casually, and anyoneChinese Mythology and the Supernatural. It is entirely too dense to read casually, and anyone attempting to read this book for even light analysis is going to be extremely challenged. Birrellattempting to read this book for even light analysis is going to be extremely challenged. Birrell writes well, but unfortunately there isn't any sense of transition from story to story, nor is there awrites well, but unfortunately there isn't any sense of transition from story to story, nor is there a sense of clarity - she merely throws small blurbs of them together, grouped by whomever thesense of clarity - she merely throws small blurbs of them together, grouped by whomever the main character is. She cites all of her research quite well- but unfortunately, it doesn't make upmain character is. She cites all of her research quite well- but unfortunately, it doesn't make up for the fact that this book is migraine-inducing for the undergraduate level student. I wouldn'tfor the fact that this book is migraine-inducing for the undergraduate level student. I wouldn't recommend this book at all unless you're a scholar in Chinese studies, and/or your researchrecommend this book at all unless you're a scholar in Chinese studies, and/or your research requires it.requires it. 7 / 87 / 8
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