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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -235) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Setting the stage: seventeenth-century texts and contexts Images of nuns in the writings of seventeenth-century monks The making of a woman Chan master: Qiyuan Xinggang Qiyuan Xinggang as abbess, dharma teacher, and religious exemplar Passing on the lamp: the dharma successors of Qiyuan Xinggang From Hengzhou to Hangzhou: Jizong Xingche From wise mother to Chan master: Baochi Jizong Reviving the worlds of literary Chan: Zukui Jifu From Beijing to Jiangnan: Ziyong Chengru.