Chinese books about the Buyi

 

Anonymous.- Anwang yu Zuwang (Anwang and Zuwang). Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang, 1994. 258 pp.

This is a bilingual version, Chinese and Buyi, of one of the most important myths of the Buyi nationality.


Dai Yiren.- Buyi zu chongjiao xinyang yu wenhua (Religión, beliefs and culture of the Buyi Nationality). Nationalities Press, Beijing, 2002. 179 pp

A book about the traditional religion of the Buyi nationality and its relation with the Buyi's culture.


He Jiquan and Chen Lihao.- Buyi zu wenxue shi (History of the Buyi nationality's literature). Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang. 1983. 494 pp.

Chronologically arranged, it introduces the reader the main genres and literary works in the history of Buyi's literature.


Huang Rongchang.- Buyi zu lisu ge (Popular songs of the Buyi). Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang. 1999, 150 pp.

Mythological songs, folk- songs, songs of the wine, etc.


Huishui Buyi xueyuan.- Huishui Buyi zu wenhua (The culture of the Buyi nationality of Huishui County) Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang. 2005, 251 pp

A study of the Buyi Nationality in Hushui with a lot of folktales and legends related to the main aspects of their culture. We welcome this work about local minorities because the big population and wide spread of the Buyi makes difficult to understand books dealing with them as a unitary ethnic entity.


Li Rubiao.- Buyi zu guge (Ancient songs of the Buyi). Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang. 1998. 978 pp.

A bilingual edition of an ample selection of the ancient songs of the Buyi nationality. This book arrange the songs in three sections: mythological songs, love songs, and folklore songs.


Luo Wenliang.- Buyi ren de hunlian (Marriage and love among the Buyi). Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang. 1991. 90 pp.

This book depicts the main aspects of the love and marriage of the Buyi, it includes also, some of the songs usually sung during these ceremonies.


Ma Qizhong.- Bu xiang fengqing lu (Notes about the culture of the country around the waterfalls). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1991. 171 pp.

Some notes about the Huangguoshu Waterfalls, the highest in China, that are in Buyi's territory. The main scenic places and the folk ways of the Buyi people living around.


Shu Qiguang et alt.-Buyi zu wenhua yanjiu (Researches on the culture of the Buyi Nationality).Guizhou Peoples Press.1999.190 pp

Dress, costumes, architecture, religion, literature, all is included in this book


Sun Rulan.- Buyi yu wen ji. Guizhou Nationalities Press. Guiyang. 1992. 229 pp

Discussions on the Buyi language.


Tian Bing et alt.- Buyi zu wenxue shi (History of the Buyi literature). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1992. 494 pp.

Of the remote times, considered until year 25, only know the first myths of the Buyi. From that time on, to the 18th century, the basic body of the folk literature of the Buyi, took shape. From the modern times, the most important works are the Buyi operas.


Wei Qiguang et.- Buyi zu wenhua yanjiu (Researches on the Buyi's culture). Guizhou Peoples Press. 1999. 192pp

Some aspects of the culture of the Buyi nationality.


Wei Xingru.- Buyi zu mojing wenxue (The Mojing literature of the Buyi Nationality). Guizhou Peoples Press. 1996. 221 pp.

Mojing is the name of the sacred scriptures of the Buyi nationlaity. The mojing songs are told or sung in their most important ceremonies. This book is a compilation of the most important mojing texts.


Wu Qilu.- Buyi han cidian (Buyi - Chinese Dictionary). Nationalities Press. 2002. 866 pp.

A dictionary from Buyi to Chinese.


Xun He.- Buyi zu fengwu zhi (Folklore of the Buyi Nationality). Central Nationalities Press. 1987. 120 pp.

About their dress, food, marriage, religion, festivals, and literature.


Xun He.- Jia Jin. Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1987. 171 pp.

Some stories of Jia Jin, the Buyi's trickster.


Xun He.- Qinlao xionggan de Buyi zu (Hardworking and heroic Buyi nationality). Qinghai Peoples Press. 1981. 121 pp.

Some songs praising the Buyi nationality.


Yu Cuirong.- Buyi yu jian zhi (Introduction to the Buyi language). Nationalities Press. 1980. 105 pp.

A short introduction to the Buyi language: grammar, phonetics and lexicon.


Zhao Guomao.- Zhong teshu de wenhua dianji (About the canonical books of the Buyi nationality) Guizhou Peoples Press. 2006. 204 pp

About the the mojing books and the Mo religion of the Buyi.


Zhao Hun.- Buyi zu jiu ge (Buyi's songs of the wine). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1988. 232 pp.

Their songs of the wine are arranged in three main themes: to receive the visitors, to worship wine and songs of the wine. Bilingual Buyi Chinese


- Buyi xue yanjiu (Researches on Buyi's literature). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1989. 382 pp.

Some articles about the literature of the Buyi nationality.


- Buyi xue yanjiu 2 (Researches on Buyi culture -2). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1991. 407 pp.

More than 50 Chinese scholarly studies about different aspects of the culture of the Buyi Nationality.


- Buyi zu jian shi (Short history of the Buyi Nationality). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1984. 182 pp.

From the ancient times, when this nationality is formed, to the present days.


- Buyi zu minjian gushi (Popular folktales of the Buyi Nationality) Guizhou Peoples Press. 1981. 421 pp

Tales, myths, legends and popular literature of the Buyi


- Guanling buyi zu miao zu zizhixian gaikuang (Overview of Guanlin Buyi and Miao Autonomous County). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1985. 140 pp.

About the situation in Guanling County, mainly inhabited by people from the Buyi and Miao nationalities.


- Guizhou sheng Weining xian Longjiesi diqu jiefang qian shehui lishi diaocha ziliao (Materials for the research of the history and culture of the Longjiesi region in Weining County, Guizhou Province, before the revolution). China Academy of Social Sciences. 1963. 54pp

Materials for the research of the history and culture of the Longjiesi region in Weining County, Guizhou Province, before the revolution


- Guizhou sheng Buyi zu hunyin ziliao yuanbian (Materials about the marriage of the Buyi nationality in Guizhou Province). China Academy of Social Sciences. 1963. 19pp

This is a short paper about the marriage of the Buyi nationality.


- Minjian wenxue ziliao (44) Buyi zu shenhua chuanshuo (Materials on popular literature - 44 - Myths and legends of the Buyi Nationality). Guiyang. 1980. 672pp

A big collection of Myths, legends and folk tales from the Buyi people


- Minjian wenxue ziliao (47) Buyi zu duige (Materials on popular literature - 47 - Antiphonal songs of the Buyi nationality) Guiyang. 1982. 466pp

Duets of the Buyi people.


- Minjian wenxue ziliao (45) Buyi zu guge siqingge (Materials on popular literature - 45 - Old songs of the Buyi Nationality) Guiyang. 1980. 420 pp

This anthology of the literature of the Buyi people includes songs, divided in old songs, most of them of mythological character, story songs and love songs.


- Minjian wenxue ziliao - Buyi 64 (Materials on popular literature 64-Buyi). Popular Literature Press. 1984. 176 pp.

This book includes some songs of the Buyi nationality about their creation, and some sung in funeral ceremonies.


- Qiannan buyi zu miao zu zizhizhou gaikuang (Overview of Qiannan Buyi and Miao autonomous Prefecture). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1985. 242 pp

About the situation in the 1980s of Qiannan Prefecture, Guizhou Province.


- Zhenning buyi zu miao zu zizhixian gaikuang (Overview of Zhening Buyi and Miao Autonomous County). Guizhou Nationalities Press. 1985. 148 pp.

An introduction to the life in Zhenning County, and the Buyi and Miao nationalities living inside.


- Zhenning wenhua ziliao xuanqi-3. (Selections of the cultural materials of Zhenning -3) Zhenning. 1992. 317 pp

Some essays about the culture of the Miao and Buyi living in Zhenning County, Guizhou Province.

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