Ritual Opera and Mercantile Lineage
The Confucian Transformation of Popular Culture in Late Imperial Huizhou
Qitao Guo

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Ritual Opera and Mercantile Lineage

List of Map, Figures, and Tables

List of Abbreviations

List of Reign Periods of the Ming and Qing Dynasties

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part One: The Setting

1.      A Gentrified Kinship Society

2.      Huizhou Merchants and mercantile Lineage Culture

Part Two: The Script

3.      The Mulian Legacy

4.      The Confucian Transformation of the Mulian Tradition

Part Three: The Performance

5.      An Integrated Tradition: Mulian Scripts and Female Chastity

6.      A Shared Culture: Ritual Opera and Mercantile Lineage

Conclusion

Appendix A: Extant Mulian Operatic Scripts

Appendix B: Huizhou Ancestral Halls (ca. 1500-1644)

Appendix C: Homophonic and Graphic Substitutions and Sardonic Characters in Mulian Scripts

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Index