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Crafting a Collection

The Cultural Contexts and Poetic Practice of the Huajian ji (Collection from Among the Flowers)

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$49.95 • £39.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674021426

Publication Date: 05/31/2006


398 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 tables

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  • Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • I. Cultural Contexts
    • 1. A Matter of Taste: Tang Culture and Song Lyrics (quzi ci)
    • 2. Poets in their Place: Court and Culture in Tenth-Century Shu
    • 3. Gathering the “Flowers” of Poetry and Song: Anthologies in Tang and Shu
  • II. Poetic Practice
    • 4. From Imitation to Innovation: The Poetic Craft of the Huajian ji
    • 5. Gender in the Huagian ji Song Lyrics: Style, Subject, and Voice
    • 6. Divine Beauties: Apparitions of “Goddesses” in the Huajian ji
  • Conclusion
  • Reference Matter
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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