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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 86

Drifting among Rivers and Lakes

Southern Song Dynasty Poetry and the Problem of Literary History

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$59.95 • £47.95 • €54.00

ISBN 9780674073227

Publication Date: 11/25/2013


538 pages

6 x 9 inches

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Casting Off: A Theoretical Introduction
  • 1. The Other Shore: China and the Early History of the Literary
  • 2. The Source and Streams Flowing from It
  • 3. “West of the River”: The Jiangxi Poets
  • 4. The Jiangxi Style in the Field of Cultural Production
  • 5. Sounding Bottom: Yang Wanli and the Dynamics of Poetic Encounter
  • 6. Reading the Wind: Lu You and the Poetics of Experience
  • 7. Head Winds: Displacing the Aesthetic in Daoxue Discourse from the Northern Song to Zhu Xi
  • 8. Changing Course: The Discourse of the Way in Mid-Southern Song China
  • 9. Drifting Amidst Rivers and Lakes: Poetry in the Early Thirteenth Century
  • 10. An Inner Compass: The Poetry of Experience at Dynasty’s End
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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