ORAL EPIC TRADITIONS IN CHINA

Chao
There have been rich oral epic traditions in China from the remote past, disseminated among ethnic minority peoples, with three dominant types, namely, heroic epics, creation epics, and origin epics. Scholarly works in epic studies can be traced back to a few centuries ago, with both foreign and domestic scholars’ involvement. Over the past two decades, a new paradigm in epic studies has been shifting from mainly literary concerns towards folkloristic researches in many directions,...
This data center is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our Documentation.