Chinese Narrative Poetry: The Late Han Through T'ang Dynasties
Mega Sale! Save 22% on the Chinese Narrative Poetry: The Late Han Through T'ang Dynasties by Duke University Press Books at Charles Freeland Poetry. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Chinese Narrative Poetry brings a new perspective to some of China's best-loved and most influential poems, including Ts'ai Yen's ''Poem of
Drawing on both classical Chinese critical works and the most recent Western contributions to the theory of narrative, Levy shows how narrative elements developed out of the lyrical conventions of shih. In doing so, she accomplishes a double purpose, guiding the modern reader to an understanding of the nature of narrative in Chinese poetry and shedding light on the ways in which Chinese poets adapted the devises of lyric to the needs of a completely different expressive mode.
Students of Chinese literature will welcome this pathbreaking study, but Chinese Narrative Poetry will interest other scholars as well because it addresses questions of crucial importance for literary theory and comparative literature, particularly the central issue of the applicability of Western critical concepts to non-Western literature and culture.
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