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Festivals and Songs of Ancient China


Festivals and Songs of Ancient China by Martino Fine Books at Charles Freeland Poetry. MPN: black & white illustrations. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. 2015 Reprint of Original 1932 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Professor Granet


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2015 Reprint of Original 1932 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Professor Granet was more than a Sinologue; he was equally, if not primarily, a sociologist and a product of the severe and solid training he received at the Ecole Normale Superieure. The book consists of two parts; one on "The Love Songs of Shih Ching," another on the historical reconstruction of "The Ancient Festivals." Granet brought a new interpretation to the study of Chinese Songs and Odes. Granet, in his list of rules for properly reading the Odes, wrote that readers should "take no account of the standard interpretation", "reject in no uncertain terms the distinction drawn between songs evicting a good state of morals and songs attesting to perverted morality", and "[discard] all symbolic interpretations, and likewise any interpretation that supposes a refined technique on the part of the poets."

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Manufacturer:Martino Fine Books
Part Number:black & white illustrations
Publisher:Martino Fine Books
Studio:Martino Fine Books
MPN:black & white illustrations
EAN:9781614277644
Item Weight:0.99 pounds
Item Size:0.66 x 9.21 x 9.21 inches
Package Weight:0.02 pounds
Package Size:6.1 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches

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