Ben Hammer of Shandong University writes:
The Journal of Chinese Humanities has just released Volume 3.1 on the subject MYTH AND LEGEND IN ANCIENT CHINA.
This issue includes articles from top Chinese scholars and a piece by Early China editor Sarah Allan that responds to new findings out of China with implications for the historicity of the Xia Dynasty.
Our next issue is on the theme Wei and Jin Dynasty Xuan Xue, and we are now accepting submissions. See our website for submission details.
TABLE OF CONTENTS – Journal of Chinese Humanities, Vol. 3.1: MYTH AND LEGEND IN ANCIENT CHINA; February 2017
A New Model in the Study of Chinese Mythology
Author: LIU Yuqing
The Jishi Outburst Flood of 1920 BCE and the Great Flood Legend in Ancient China: Preliminary Reflections
Author: Sarah Allan
A Discussion on the Concept of “Sacred Narrative”
Author CHEN Lianshan
Researching the Image of the Yellow Emperor in China’s Early Textual Sources and Archaeological Materials
Author: SU Xiaowei
pp.: 48 – 71
An Exploration of the Queen Mother of the West from the Perspective of Comparative Mythology
Author: SU Yongqian
pp.: 72 – 90
From Myth to History: Historicizing a Sage for the Sake of Persuasion in the Yellow Emperor Narratives
Author: ZHANG Hanmo
pp.: 91 – 116
Two Modes of Goddess Depictions in Early Medieval Chinese Literature
Author: ZHANG Zhenjun
pp.: 117 – 134
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Editor, Journal of Chinese Humanities