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Thirty-Six Views

The Kangxi Emperor’s Mountain Estate in Poetry and Prints

Kangxi

Translated by Richard E. Strassberg

Introduction by Stephen H. Whiteman

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HARDCOVER

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780884024095

Publication Date: 03/21/2016

Text

  • Foreword [John Beardsley]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Map of the Thirty-Six Views
  • Redesigning Sovereignty: The Kangxi Emperor, the Mountain Estate for Escaping the Heat, and the Imperial Poems [Richard E. Strassberg]
  • An Intercultural Artist: Matteo Ripa, His Engravings, and Their Transmission to the West [Richard E. Strassberg]
  • Translating the Landscape: Genre, Style, and Pictorial Technology in the Thirty-Six Views of the Mountain Estate for Escaping the Heat [Stephen H. Whiteman]
  • Imperial Poems on the Mountain Estate for Escaping the Heat [Translated by Richard E. Strassberg]
  • Appendix 1. Kiuxu et al., “Postscript to Imperial Poems on the Mountain Estate for Escaping the Heat” [translated by Stephen H. Whiteman]
  • Appendix 2. Matteo Ripa, “Description of the Villa” [translated by Bianca Maria Rinaldi]
  • Appendix 3. Zhang Yushu, “Record of Touring the Rehe Rear Garden at Imperial Invitation” [translated by Stephen H. Whiteman]
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors

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