Chapter 8 Suggested Readings, Weblinks, and Other Media


Hong Kingston, Maxine. Woman Warrior. London: Picador, 2015. 

Shen Fu, trans. Leonard Pratt and Chiang Su-hui. Six Records of a Floating Life. London: Penguin, 1983.

Tan, Amy. Joy Luck Club. New York: Ballantine, 1990.

Tan, Amy. The Kitchen God’s Wife. London: Harper Perennial, 2008.

Ts’ao Hsueh-ch’in, trans. Chi-chen Wang. Dream of the Red Chamber. London: Penguin, 1958.

Wu Cheng-en. Journey to the West. Translated by Anthony Yu. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980.

Shen Fu, Six Records of a Floating Life. Translated by Leonard Pratt and Chiang Su-hui. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin 1983.

Documentary Films

China’s Leap of Faith (2008), two-part series, 52 min. each,

Confucius, Confucianism, and Confucian Temples (2005), 28 min.,

The Gods Come Home: China’s Traditional Faiths Persevere (2008), 52 min.,

The Genius That Was China (Nova) 3 parts (YouTube, 2012)

Tu Wei-ming: A Confucian Life in America (1990), Bill Moyers’ World of Ideas Interview, July 15, 1990,

Popular Films

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, starring Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-fat, and Ziyi Zhang

Karate Kid, starring Jackie Chan

Mulan, starring Ming Na and Eddie Murphy


Society for the Study of Chinese Religions

Arirang Culture, Hansik of the Day—Korean Traditional Memorial Ritual. Jesa. 

LearnTeachKorean, [Korean Culture 100] Easiest Way for Filial Piety EN 

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage short videos: The Twenty four Solar Terms, 2016; Acupuncture and Moxibustion, 2010; Mazu Belief and Customs, 2009

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