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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 78

Visionary Journeys

Travel Writings from Early Medieval and Nineteenth-Century China

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$39.95 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674062528

Publication Date: 01/02/2012

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398 pages

6 x 9 inches

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on Sources
  • Introduction
  • I. Visionary Journeys
    • Prologue
    • 1. Seeing with the Mind’s Eye
    • 2. Journeys to Other Worlds
    • 3. Xie Lingyun, Poet of Purgatory
    • Coda
  • Interlude
  • II. Encountering the World
    • Prologue
    • 4. The Rhetorical Schemata of Seeing
    • 5. Poetry and Experience in the Nineteenth Century
  • Afterword
  • Appendixes
    • 1. Translation of Xie Lingyun’s “Fu on My Journey” (“Zhuanzheng fu”)
    • 2. Translation of the Story of Shi Changhe
  • Reference Matter
    • Bibliography
    • Index

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