Xiao Rao

There are 4 included publications by Xiao Rao :

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The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China, by Christopher Rea [book review] 2018 135 Review of Christopher Rea. The Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015. xvi, 335 pp. Hardcover $70.00, ISBN 978-0-520-28384-8.
The Drunken Man's Talk: Tales from Medieval China, compiled by Luo Ye, translated by Alister D. Inglis [book review] 2018 98 Review of The Drunken Man’s Talk: Tales from Medieval China. By Luo Ye. Translated by Alister D. Inglis. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015. Pp. xxiii + 214. $50 (cloth); $30 (paper).
Humor under the Guise of Chan: Stories of Su Shi and Encounter Dialogues 2022 740 This article examines a group of Song-dynasty biji (miscellaneous jottings) anecdotes featuring the Northern Song literary giant Su Shi (style name Dongpo, 1037–1101) playfully engaging with Buddhist encounter dialogues. These religious accounts are ...
Literati or Monks? Jokes about Buddhist Monks’ Literary Identities in Northern Song Biji 2019 78 [English abstract] This article sheds new light on the Song literati perception of Buddhist identity through the jokes on Buddhist vegetarianism that are preserved in the biji (miscellaneous jottings), an idiosyncratic genre that became popular durin...