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The Virtues of Modularity in Japanese literature

Transmutations of the Lienü zhuan in Early Modern Japan

Event Details

Saturday, November 7, 2020
1 p.m.
Zoom Webinar ID 912 5714 5302
Webinar Passcode 371818
Lienü zhuan, the classic Han dynasty collection of biographies of exemplary women, was published in Japan in 1653, and translated into Japanese two years later. Over the next several decades, it inspired a variety of new publications featuring biographical sketches of Japanese women. This lecture by Dr. Jamie Newhard is the keynote of the 7th Trans-Asia Graduate Student Conference.