International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017

  • Mythical Narratives of Yellow Emperor and Mythological Worship of Chinese Jade in the Classic of Mountains and Seas

    Juan Wu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017
    Pages: 19-25
    Received: 11 January 2017
    Accepted: 9 March 2017
    Published: 18 May 2017
    Abstract: Through a focus on the motif of the mythical narrative of Yellow Emperor’s eating the white jade cream, this paper aims to elucidate the genetic mechanism of Chinese jade worship budded in the Shang and Zhou dynasties, unveil the underlying historical truth of the jade origination and transportation, and investigate the significance of white jade i... Show More