Chinese Literature Of The Supernatural

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An image of Zhong Kui, the vanquisher of ghosts and evil beings, painted sometime before 1304 A.D. by Gong Kai.

Some aspects of the supernatural are universal, but the long traditions of Chinese supernatural writings have some traits all their own. In this hour of University of the Air, Rania Huntington will introduce us to a gallery of ghosts, shape-shifters, divinities, superhumans, and dragons. Along the way, she’ll tell us several stories that date back as far as the 12th century.

Episode Credits

  • Norman Gilliland Host
  • Norman Gilliland Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Norman Gilliland Interviewer
  • David Krugler Guest
  • Professor Rania Huntington Guest

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