|aMinds and mentalities in traditional Chinese literature /|cedited by Halvor Eifring.
|aBeijing :|bCulture and Art Publishing House,|c1999.
|axiv, 422 p. ;|c22 cm.
|aStudies of Chinese literature and psychology ;|v1
|aPapers originally presented at a seminar on "Mental states in traditional Chinese literature" in Norway in 1995.
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|tPreface /|rDavid Hawkes--|tSongs of the self : self-expression through song lyrics in Jin Ping Mei /|rDavid T. Roy--|tSelf-enclosure and self-absorption in the classic Chinese novel /|rAndrew Plaks--|tChinese faces : the sociopsychology of facial features as described in The story of the stone /|rHalvor Eifring--|tBody and character :physiognomical description in Han dynasty literature /|rRune Svarverud--|tThe mentality of monkey in The journey to the West : a semiotic interpretation /|rHeng-syung Jeng--|tIndirect expression of mental states : ramblings into Chinese traditional fiction /|rAndr歋 L歋vy--|tEmotions and the origin of evil in neo-Confucian thought /|rPaolo Santangelo--|tWeeping and wailing in ancient China /|rChristoph Harbsmeier.
|aChinese literature|xCriticism and interpretation.