Further Reading

Secondary Sources in English

Bentley, Tamara Heimarck. The Figurative Works of Chen Hongshou (1599-1652): Authentic Voices/Expanding Markets. Farnham; Burlington: Ashgate, 2012. 

Cahill, James. Pictures for Use and Pleasure: Vernacular Painting in High Qing China. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010.

Clunas, Craig. “The West Chamber: A Literary Theme in Chinese Porcelain Decoration.” Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society (1981-82): 69–84.

Clunas, Craig. Pictures and Visuality in Early Modern China. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.

Delbanco, Dawn Ho. “The Romance of the Western Chamber, Min Qiji's Album in Cologne,” Orientations 14, no. 6 (June 1983): 12-23.

Dittrich, Edith. Das Westzimmer, Hsi-hsiang chi: chinesische Farbholzschnitte von Min Chʻi-chi, 1640. Köln: Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, 1977.

Hsu Wen-Chin. “Illustrations of ‘Romance of the Western Chamber’ on Chinese Porcelains: Iconography, Style, and Development.” Ars Orientalis 40 (2011): 39–107.

Ni Yibin. “The Shunzhi Emperor and the Popularity of Scenes from the Romance of the Western Wing on Porcelain,” in Shunzhi Porcelain: Treasures from an Unknown Reign, edited by Michael Butler (Alexandria: Art Services International in association with the University of Washington Press Seattle and London, 2002), 68-81.

Wang Shifu. The Story of the Western Wing, translated by Stephen H. West and Wilt L. Idema. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

Wu Hung. The Double Screen: Medium and Representation in Chinese Painting. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Xiao, Li-ling. The Eternal Present of the Past: Illustration, Theatre, and Reading in the Wanli Period, 1573-1619. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2007.

Prints and Catalogs

Shoudu tushuguan 首都圖書館. Guben xiqu banhua tulu 古本戱曲畫圖錄. Beijing: Xueyuan chubanshe, 1997.

Zhou Wu 周芜. Zhongguo banhuashi tulu 中國版畫史圖錄1-2. Shanghai: Shanghai renmin meishu chubanshe, 1988.

Zhou Xinhui 周心慧. Xinbian Zhongguo banhua shi tulu 新編中國版圖錄 6. Beijing: Xueyuan chubanshe, 2000.

Primary Sources

Wang Shifu 王實甫. Xixiang ji zaju 西廂記雜劇. Taibei: Shijie shuju, 1961.

Zhang Shenji 张深之. Zhang Shenzhi zheng bei Xixiang ji 张深之正北西廂記. Beijing: Beijing tushuguan chubanshe, 2010.