TUSHOU GUANGONG WENHUA. (An Illustrated Album of the Culture of Lord Guan). Beijing, 2015. 242 pp. Colour plates throughout. 27x19 cm. Boards.
Illustrated survey and study of the culture of Guangong, Lord Guan, a paragon of loyalty and righteousness in Chinese mythology and folk religion. He was a general, Guan Yu, in the late Eastern Han dynasty and became fictionalized in the novel 'San Guo Yanyi' (Tale of Three Kingdoms). He was deified by the Sui dynasty and remains a popular figure today in mainland China. This work studies his worship and cultural artefacts in modern-day China, together with historical study and items. Illustrated throughout. In Chinese.
Subjects: Myths and Legends Folk Customs
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 59 in printed List 193.
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