China's creation and origin myths [electronic resource] : cross-cultural explorations in oral and written traditions / edited by Mineke Schipper, Ye Shuxian, and Yin Hubin
- Brill eBook titles 2011
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- Humanity's beginnings in creation and origin myths from around the world / Mineke Schipper -- The world of Chinese mythology: an introduction / Yang Lihui, An Deming -- From frog to Nüwa and back again: the religious roots of creation myths / Ye Shuxian -- Water-of-immortality myths in Altaic and Japanese cultures / G. Namjila -- Myths of giant corpse transformation / Jung Jaeseo -- Sacred order: cosmogonic myth in the Chu silk manuscript / Kao Lifeng -- The wholeness of chaos: Laozi on the beginning / Kristofer Schipper -- Gun and Yu: revisiting the Chinese "earth-diver" hypothesis / Chen Lianshan -- Pangu and the origin of the universe / Wu Xiaodong -- Chinese creation myths: a great discovery / Wu Bing'an -- Minority creation myths: an approach to classification / Wang Xianzhao -- Humanism as a paradigm for creation myths / Liu Yahu -- Performing myths today: a field study of the Renzu temple festival / Yang Lihui -- Perspectives on the environment in Miao and Yi creation narratives / Mark Bender -- Anthology of creation and origin myths. Creation Myths in Chinese Minority Cultures. Oroqen Origin, Oroqen ; Dangun, Korean ; All creatures made out of clay, Ewenki ; Bear origin, Ewenki ; God's creation of the world, Manchu ; The first man: son of celestial maiden Fukulun, Manchu ; Creation of the world by Goddess Mai Deer, Mongolian ; Khudai blows to create the heaven and the earth, Salar ; Creation of the mortal world, Tu ; Beauty Ai Sema, Uyghur ; Zhe Pama and Zhe Mima, Achang ; Origin of all living creatures, Bai ; Bu Sanggai and Ya Sanggai, Dai ; How heaven came to be separated from earth, Derung ; Muq pung gyeu, Derung ; Four generations of man, Gelao ; Creation of man, heaven and earth, Hani ; Heaven and earth created by frog, Hani ; Heaven and earth created / by E Ya and Sha Ya, Lahu.
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