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Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States by Lan Dong

Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States


Mulan's Legend and Legacy in China and the United States by Lan Dong

Heroic women warriors as reflections of social and moral values


This detailed, exhaustive exploration of Mulan's story from its earliest beginnings to its modern incarnations is essential to anyone interested in cross-cultural children's literature, Asian studies, and modern popular culture. With a lengthy bibliography that includes Chinese sources, it lights the way for future scholarship, and belongs in most academic libraries, especially where children's literature is studied.

-Children's Literature Association Quarterly

About the Author

Lan Dong is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

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Publication date

10th December 2010


Lan Dong

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Temple University Press,U.S.


280 pages


Folklore, myths & legends



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