Flowers, Fruit, and Incense Only

  title={Flowers, Fruit, and Incense Only},
  author={Christian Jochim},
  journal={Modern China},
  pages={3 - 38}
Social scientific theorists and sinologists studying Chinese popular culture seem to agree that cultural influence extends from &dquo;popular&dquo; to &dquo;elite&dquo; as well as in the other direction. Robert Redfield’s great tradition/little tradition model, for example, was based on a principle of two-way interaction (Redfield, 1956). And Evelyn Rawski speaks for many contemporary sinologists when she states: &dquo;Cultural influ- 
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