Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China (review)

Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China (review) Reviews 4. Samuel P. Huntington, Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2004). 5. The 12½ ft. long and 5 ½ ft. high Matteo Ricci map from 1602 c.e. was on display at the Library of Congress until April 10, 2010. "The Big Map That Shrank the 17th Century World for the Chinese," in New York Times, January 20, 2010. 6. Alan Peyrefitte, The Collision of Two Civilizations: The British Expedition to China 1792­ 1794. (London: Harvill, 1993). Anne E. McLaren. Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2008. x, 209 pp. Hardcover $54.00, isbn 978-0-8248-3232-2. As the other Chinese ritual, weddings are no more associated with loud public displays of grief than with spectacles of brides cursing their matchmakers, parents, and future in-laws. On the contrary, weddings have come to represent in scholarly wisdom the antipode of funerals. After all, funerals are as much about alienation as they are expressions of grief: the alienation of loved ones from their families, the temporary removal of the mourner from the larger community, and the separation of men and women from their previous social roles and identities. In http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China (review)

China Review International , Volume 16 (3) – Jan 6, 2009

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-hawai-i-press/performing-grief-bridal-laments-in-rural-china-review-LfzBT52Y95
Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © University of Hawai'I Press
ISSN
1527-9367
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Reviews 4. Samuel P. Huntington, Who Are We? The Challenges to America's National Identity (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2004). 5. The 12½ ft. long and 5 ½ ft. high Matteo Ricci map from 1602 c.e. was on display at the Library of Congress until April 10, 2010. "The Big Map That Shrank the 17th Century World for the Chinese," in New York Times, January 20, 2010. 6. Alan Peyrefitte, The Collision of Two Civilizations: The British Expedition to China 1792­ 1794. (London: Harvill, 1993). Anne E. McLaren. Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China. Honolulu: University of Hawai`i Press, 2008. x, 209 pp. Hardcover $54.00, isbn 978-0-8248-3232-2. As the other Chinese ritual, weddings are no more associated with loud public displays of grief than with spectacles of brides cursing their matchmakers, parents, and future in-laws. On the contrary, weddings have come to represent in scholarly wisdom the antipode of funerals. After all, funerals are as much about alienation as they are expressions of grief: the alienation of loved ones from their families, the temporary removal of the mourner from the larger community, and the separation of men and women from their previous social roles and identities. In

Journal

China Review InternationalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jan 6, 2009

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$499/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month