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An Excerpt from Tales of Chivalrous and Altruistic Heros -

By Christopher Bates, M.A.




An Excerpt from Tales of Chivalrous and Altruistic Heros -


This article discusses the unique presence of military-chivalric novels (wu xia xiao shuo) in the Chinese literary tradition and the socio-political era in which these writings became popular. The “father of the modern military-chivalric novel” is Xian Kairen and excerpts from his writings are translated here, including discussions on martial arts.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 2 No. 4 (1993): 12 pages.


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