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●山歌•卷五 “Miscellaneous Songs In Fourlines” 雜歌四句

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Mountain Songs is a ten chapter collection of folk songs edited by Feng Menglong, a man of letters from Suzhou who lived during the late Ming. Among Feng Menglong's many works of popular literature, Mountain Songs is a particularly important work, because he put his own preface at the beginning of the book and used his own name to emphasize the significance of popular literature. Since Mountain Songs is a collection of songs edited by Feng Menglong, it can be said that these songs passed through Feng's filter.Mountain Songs were originally songs of the farm village but they also included songs of the city, songs of the pleasure quarters, and imitations by literati. The theme of the 71 songs in this chapter is: women who are compared to objects (passive women and women who fall). All songs contain four lines. The songs in the chapter are imitations by literati.

Keywords:Feng Menglong; Mountain Songs; passive women

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