Legend, lore, and religion in China : essays in honor of Wolfram Eberhard on his seventieth birthday / edited by Sarah Allan, Alvin P. Cohen ; contributions by Sarah Allan ... [et al.].

Language: English Publisher: San Francisco : Chinese Materials Center, 1979.Description: xxiv, 269 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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Includes bibliographies. Contents: Allan, S. Shang foundations of modern Chinese folk religion. - -Tsai, W. Historical personalities in Chinese folk religion. - -Mark, L. L. Orthography riddles, divination, and word magic. - -Bauer, W. Chinese glyphomancy (ch'ai-tzu) and its uses in present-day Taiwan. - -Cowhen, A. P. Avenging ghosts and moral judgement in ancient Chinese historiography. - -Schak, D. C. Images of beggars in Chinese culture. - -Franke, H. Some folkloristic data in the dynastic history of Hong Kong boat-folk songs. - -Mowry, H. L. The legend of Li Miao-hui. - -Pollack, D. Literature as game in the T'ang. Includes a biography and bibliography of Eberhard (p. xix-xxiv and 225-66).