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Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series 30

Readings in Chinese Literary Thought

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$39.95 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674749214

Publication Date: 06/01/1996


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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Texts from the Early Period
  • 2. The “Great Preface”
    • Supplement: Selections from Hsün-tzu
    • Supplement: Selections from the “Record of Music”
  • 3. “A Discourse on Literature”
  • 4. “The Poetic Exposition on Literature”
  • 5. Wen-hsin tiao-lung
  • 6. “The Twenty-Four Categories of Poetry”
  • 7. Remarks on Poetry: Shih-hua
  • 8. “Ts’ang-lang’s Remarks on Poetry”
  • 9. Popular Poetics: Southern Sung and Yüan
  • 10. The “Discussions to While Away the Days at Evening Hall” and “Interpretations of Poetry” of Wang Fu-chih
  • 11. “The Origins of Poetry”
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Selected Analytical Bibliography
  • Alphabetical List of Works Cited
  • Index of Terms and Concepts
  • Index of Authors and Titles
  • Index of Sources

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