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Retrieving The Past: Women Editors And Women's Poetry, 1636–1941

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This chapter takes up six collections of women's writings by women editors that came out between the late Ming and the end of the Republican period. The six collections are: Shen YixiuÂ's (1590.1635) Yiren si (Their thoughts) of 1636; Wang DuanshuÂ's (1621.85) Mingyuan shiwei (Classic of poetry by famous women) of 1667; Yun Zhu'fs (1771.1833) Guochao guixiu zhengshi ji (Anthology of correct beginnings by women of this dynasty) of 1831 and the sequel of 1836; Shen Shanbao'fs (1808.62) Mingyuan shihua (Remarks on poetry by famous women) of 1845; Shan Shili'fs (1858.1945) Guixiu zhengshi zaixu ji (Second sequel to the anthology of correct beginnings by women of this dynasty) of 1911.1918; and Xian YuqingÂ's (1895.1965) Guangdong nüzi yiwen kao (Research on literary writings of women of Guangdong) of 1941. The chapter also discusses the rationale behind the collection, the methods used to collect materials, and the quality of the editorial work.

Keywords:late Ming; Republican period; women editors; women's writings



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