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Essays in medieval Chinese literature and cultural history

Author: Paul W Kroll
Publisher: Farnham Ashgate 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a selection of studies devoted to the medieval period, centering especially on the T'ang dynasty. This volume includes examinations of landscape and mountain imagery in the poetry of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Kroll
ISBN: 0754659909 9780754659907
OCLC Number: 845525719
Notes: Includes index
Description: Getr. Zählung Illustrationen 23 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface; In and About the High T'ang: The dancing horses of T'ang; The flight from the capital and the death of Precious Consort Yang; Verses from on high: the ascent of T'ai Shan; Lexical landscapes and textual mountains in the high T'ang; Nostalgia and history in mid-9th-century verse: Cheng YA1/4's poem on 'The Chin-yang Gate'. Poetry from Different Angles: 7 rhapsodies of Ts'ao Chih; The image of the halcyon kingfisher in medieval Chinese poetry; The egret in medieval Chinese literature; The memories of Lu Chao-lin; Tamed kite and stranded fish: Interference and apology in Lu Chao-lin's fu; The significance of the fu in the history of T'ang poetry; Index.
Responsibility: Paul W. Kroll
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