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The Resurrected Skeleton From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun

Author: Wilt L Idema
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press 2014
Series: Translations from the Asian Classics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi (369?286 B.C.E.) encountered a skull that later in a dream praises the pleasures of death over the toil of living. This anecdote became popular with poets in the second and third centuries and found renewed significance with the founders of Quanzhen Daoism. These philosophers turned the skull into a skeleton, a metonym for death and a symbol of the refusal of enlightenment. Popular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilt L Idema
ISBN: 9780231165044 0231165048 9780231536516 0231536518
OCLC Number: 888123934
Description: 1 online resource (345 Seiten)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Two Narrative Daoqing --
2. One Late Ming Play --
3. One Youth Book --
4. One Precious Scroll --
5. One Modern Parody --
Appendix 1. Three Rhapsodies --
Appendix 2. Twenty-One Lyrics --
Appendix 3. Ten Skeletons --
Character List --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Translations from the Asian Classics
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The first book in English to trace the resurrected skeleton, this text translates major adaptations while drawing parallels to Jesus's encounter with a skull and the European tradition of the Dance  Read more...

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Idema is the master translator of Chinese popular and religious culture. Here he offers the first English-language translations of enchanting texts, both famous and rare, around one classic story: Read more...

 
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