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Late-Ming Early-Qing

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The Manchu occupation certainly served to concentrate many minds on the rule and legacy of the previous foreign incursion that of the Mongols, yet much of the late-Ming literary style and attitudes persisted until late in the seventeenth century. Introductions to Chen Jiru's works by other writers, and comments on him, are full of flattery. Chen is quite a positive figure in Providence of the Heart. There is no indication that society is about to fall apart because of his actions. Indeed, contrary to that, order is restored through the elimination of the bandit, on account of Chen's actions. It is noteworthy that this is the final positive dramatic representation of Chen. Chen's influence as a writer also appears to have continued into the early-Qing, but unless the writer overtly attributes his style or content to Chen it is difficult to ascertain just how considerable this influence was.

Keywords: Chen Jiru; early-Qing period; late-Ming literary style; Manchu occupation; Providence of the Heart

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