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120th Tobunken-Asnet Seminar "Publication of the sequels of Jin Gu Qi Guan:Focusing on the Version Collected in Soukoudou Library of Tobunken"

【Date】
June 18 (Thu), 5:00-6:00 p.m.

【Venue】
Ground Floor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

【Speaker】
Dilu SUN(Sun Yat-sen University, Ph.D Student)

【Title】
Publication of the sequels of Jin Gu Qi Guan:Focusing on the Version Collected in Soukoudou Library of Tobunken
今古奇觀續書考—以雙紅堂文庫所藏《歡喜三續今古奇觀》为中心
今古奇観続書考―双紅堂文庫所蔵『歓喜三續今古奇観』を中心に

【Commentator】
Yasushi Oki (Professor, IASA, The University of Tokyo)

【Abstract】

The lithographic edition of fiction Huan Xi San Xu Jin Gu Qi Guan(歡喜三續今古奇觀)collected in Soukoudou Library, in fact is the mythical story Wu JI Lan Yu(無稽讕語)which was created in 1794. In 19th century, as the fierce competition in fiction publication, the phenomenon about the fake and pirate were widespread. And in this circumstance, various fictions were published in the name of sequel of Jin Gu Qi Guan(續今古奇觀). Based on analyzing the publication process of these sequels of Jin Gu Qi Guan(今古奇觀) especially how the mythical story Wu JI Lan Yu(無稽讕語) was faked to the vernacular story Huan Xi San Xu Jin Gu Qi Guan(歡喜三續今古奇觀), this presentation will deal the stylistics meaning of the name of Jin Gu Qi Guan(今古奇觀) that represent a kind of fiction including spectacular pilot, exquisite writing style and story collection form.

  雙紅堂文庫所藏石印本《歡喜三續今古奇觀》,實為創作於乾隆年間的筆記志怪小說《無稽讕語》。19世紀末,小說出版競爭愈發激烈,作偽、盜版之事層出不窮,一批原本互相獨立的小說被冠以“續今古奇觀”為名相繼出版便是這種惡性競爭之下的產物。通過梳理這批今古奇觀續書的出版情況,分析其中《歡喜三續今古奇觀》的成書背景與出版過程,探討“今古奇觀”這一題名對小說出版而言所具有的文體意義。

  雙紅堂文庫所蔵の石印本『歓喜三續今古奇観』の実体は乾隆年間に創作された筆記志怪小説『無稽讕語』である。19世紀末、小説の出版競争が激しさを増し、偽書や海賊版が数えきれないほど作られていた。こうした背景のもと、相互に独立した別個の小説を集めたものが「續今古奇觀」という名を冠して次々に出版された。これらの今古奇観の続書の整理を通じて、その中の一つである『歓喜三續今古奇観』が成立した背景と出版の過程を分析し、「今古奇観」が小説の出版にどのような文体的意義を持っていたかを探る。

Language: Chinese & Japanese