The Spatiality Of Emotion In Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes To Theatricality

The Spatiality Of Emotion In Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes To Theatricality
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Ling Hon Lam gives a deeply original account of the history of emotions in Chinese literature centered on the idea of emotion as space. Tracing how the emotion-realm underwent significant transformations from the dreamscape to theatricality in sixteenth- to eighteenth-century China, this book is a major rethinking of key terms in Chinese culture.