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Beata GRANT 管佩達
Sex:Female 女
Nationality:USA 美國
Beata GRANT 
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Instituion: Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Topic: A Modern Woman Becomes a Buddhist Nun in 20th Century China: Zhang Ruzhao 張汝釗(1900-1969)

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Work catalog
  • Escape from Blood Pond Hell: The Tales of Mulian and Woman Huang (with Wilt L. Idema). University of Washington Press, 2011.
  • Eminent Nuns: Female Chan Buddhist Masters of Seventeenth-Century China. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii Press, 2008.
  • The Red Brush: Writing Women of Imperial China (with Wilt L. Idema) Harvard East Asia Center, 2004, rpt., 2007.
  • Daughters of Emptiness: Poetry of Buddhist Nuns of China. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2003.
  • Mount Lu Revisited: Buddhism in the Life and Writings of Su Shih (1037-1107). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1994
Article catalog
  • “Women and Gender in the Discourse Records of Poshan Haiming 破山海明 (1597 1666),” Chinese Historical Review 22:1 ( 2015), pp. 52-71.
  • “Writing Oneself into the Tradition: Spiritual Autobiographies by Female Chan Buddhist Masters,” Jia Jinhua, et. al., eds. Gendering Chinese Religion: Subject, Identity, and Body (SUNY Press, forthcoming 2014).
  • "Buddhism and Poetry," in Mario Poceski, ed. The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism (John Wiley & Sons, 2014), pp. 408-423.
  • "Gender," in Randall Nadeau, ed., The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions (John Wiley & Sons, 2012). pp. 397-418.
  • “Patterns of Female Religious Experience in Qing Dynasty Popular Literature,” Journal of Chinese Religions 23 (1995), pp. 29-58. Reprinted in Vincent Groosaert, ed., Critical Readings on Religions of China, (Leiden: Brill, 2012), Vol. 4, pp. 1313-1345.
  • “Dwelling in the Mountains: The Hengshan Poems of Jizong Xingche (b. 1606), Hsiang Lectures on Chinese Poetry, vol. 6. (McGill University, Centre for East Asian Research, 2012), pp. 57-74.
  • “Chan you: Poetic Friendships between Nuns and Laywomen in Late Imperial China,” pp..In Grace Fong and Ellen Widmer, eds., The Inner Quarters and Beyond: Women Writers from Ming through Qing (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2010), pp. 215-248.
  • The Abbot and the Abbey: A Selection of Daoist Poems by Gu Taiqing," in M. Van Crevel, M. Hockx and T.Y. Tan, eds., Text, Performance and Gender in Chinese Literature and Music: Essays in Honor of Wilt Idema (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2010), pp. 325-340.
  • "Da Zhangfu: The Rhetoric of Female Heroism in Seventeenth-Century Buddhist Writings," (Nan Nü: Men, Women and Gender in China, 10:2 (2008): 177-211.
  • “Women, Gender and Religion in Premodern China: A Brief Introduction.” Nan Nü 10.1 (2008), pp. 2-21.
  • “Women, Gender, and Religion in Premodern China: A Selected Bibliography of Secondary Sources in Chinese and Western Languages.” Nan Nü 10.1 (2008), pp. 152-75.
  • “Behind the Empty Gate: Buddhist Nun-Poets in Late-Ming and Qing China” in Marsha Weidner, ed., Cultural Intersections in Later Chinese Buddhism, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001.
  • “Little Vimalakirti: Buddhism and Poetry in the Writings of Lady Scholar Chiang Chu (1764-1804).” In Harriet Zurndorfer, ed., New Directions in the Study of Women in Mid to Late Imperial China . Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1999.
  • “Severing the Red Cord: Buddhist Nuns in Eighteenth-Century China,” In Karma Lekshe Tsomo, ed., Buddhist Women Across Cultures: Realizations, Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 1999.
  • “Female Holder of the Lineage: Linji Chan Master Zhiyuan Xinggang, (1597-1654)” Late Imperial China 17:2 (December 1996), pp. 51-77.
  • “Patterns of Female Religious Experience in Qing Dynasty Popular Literature,” Journal of Chinese Religions 23 (1995), pp. 29-58.
  • “Who is this I? Who is that Other? The Poetry of an Eighteenth Century Buddhist Laywoman,” Late Imperial China 15:11(1994), pp. 1-40.
  • From Pollution to Purification: The Spiritual Saga of Laywoman Huang” in David Johnson, ed, Ritual Opera, Operatic Ritual. “Mulien Rescues his Mother” in Chinese Popular Culture, Publications of the Chinese Popular Culture Project (Berkeley: University of California, 1989), pp. 224-311.