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Women's Poetry and Poetics in Late Imperial China: A Dialogic Engagement
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ean: 9781498537865, isbn: 1498537863,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This literary study examines women-authored poetry and poetic criticism in late imperial China. It provides close readings of original texts to explore the poetic forms and devices women poets employed, to place their work into the context of the wid...
Writing Another’s Dream: The Poetry of Wen Tingyun
ean: 9780804721653, isbn: 0804721653,
The first full-length study of the poetry of Wen Tingyun (ca. 812-ca. 866), a major writer of the late Tang, this book contains translations of more than 60 of Wen's poems, most of which appear in English for the first time. It also examines the worl...
The Road to East Slope: The Development of Su Shi’s Poetic Voice
ean: 9780804715874, isbn: 0804715874,
Su Shi (1037-1101) is the greatest poet of the Song Dynasty, a man whose writings and image defined some of the enduring central themes of the Chinese cultural tradition. Su Shi was not only the best poet of his time, he was also a government officia...
The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun (Translations from the Asian Classics)
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ean: 9780231165044, isbn: 0231165048,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The early Chinese text Master Zhuang (Zhuangzi) is well known for its relativistic philosophy and colorful anecdotes. In the work, Zhuang Zhou ca. 300 B.C.E.) dreams that he is a butterfly and wonders, upon awaking, if he in fact dreamed that he was ...
Sound and Sight: Poetry and Courtier Culture in the Yongming Era (483-493)
ean: 9780804768597, isbn: 0804768595,
This is the first book to examine Chinese poetry and courtier culture using the concept of shengse―sound and sight―which connotes "sensual pleasure." Under the moral and political imperative to avoid or even eliminate representations of sense per...
Modernist Aesthetics in Taiwanese Poetry since the 1950s (Sinica Leidensia)
ean: 9789004167070, isbn: 9004167072,
Much of the previous scholarship on Taiwanese modernist poetry easily falls into ideological arguments. This book participates in the development of an alternative approach to understanding Taiwanese modernist poetry. Dr. Au's approach emphasizes the...
A Voyage through Humanity
ean: 9780973004526, isbn: 0973004525,
A Voyage Through Humanity is a true gem. This unique poetry book describes in a very sophisticated way the evolution of each and every one. The human life in a society and as an individual is full with wisdom and truth. In this book the reader is tak...
Hawk of the Mind: Collected Poems (Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan)
ean: 9780231184687, isbn: 0231184689,
Yang Mu is a towering figure in modern Chinese poetry. His poetic voice is subtle and lyrical, and his work is rich with precise images and crystalline thoughts invoking temporality and remembrance. A bold innovator and superb craftsman, he elegantly...
ean: 9780486411026, isbn: 0486411028,
Scores of great poems in incomparable translations by noted British sinologist: "16 Songs of Courtship," "Hymn for the Fallen," "Fighting South of the Ramparts," "Ballad of Mulan," more, plus many poems by the great Po Chu-I, including "After Passing...
Poetry and Personality: Reading, Exegesis, and Hermeneutics in Traditional China
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ean: 9780804718547, isbn: 0804718547,
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This is a history of the hermeneutics of China's earliest classic, the Book of Odes, which was probably compiled about the 6th century BC. Neither a reading of the Odes as such, nor yet a history of their interpretation, this study attempts rather to...
The Four Chinese Classics: Tao Te Ching, Analects, Chuang Tzu, Mencius
ean: 9781619022270, isbn: 1619022273,
The books collected in this volume represent the first time since the mid-nineteenth century that the four seminal masterworks of ancient Chinese thought have been translated as a unified series by a single translator. Hinton's award-winning experien...
Japanese Death Poems
ean: 9780804815055, isbn: 0804815054,
"A wonderful introduction the Japanese tradition of jisei, this volume is crammed with exquisite, spontaneous verse and pity, often hilarious, descriptions of the eccentric and committed monastics who wrote the poems." —Tricycle: The Buddhist Revie...
Poetry and Painting in Song China: The Subtle Art of Dissent
sku: 067400243120110916, ean: 9780674002432, isbn: 0674002431,
Throughout the history of imperial China, the educated elite used various means to criticize government policies and actions. During the Song dynasty (960-1278), some members of this elite found an elegant and subtle means of dissent: landscape paint...
Anthology of Modern Chinese Poetry
sku: 1003789901, ean: 9780300054873, isbn: 0300054874,
Presents more than 300 poems written by 65 poets from China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. All the poems are translated from the original Chinese into modern-day English, and many are introduced to the English-speaking world for the first time. The poems ran...
The Chan Interpretations of Wang Wei's Poetry: A Critical Review
ean: 9789629962326, isbn: 9629962322,
Wang Wei (698-759) is one of the greatest High Tang poets. His works are often claimed to take a Buddhist perspective, combining appreciation of the beauties of nature with awareness of sensory illusion, and thus rendering Wang widely known as "Poet ...
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