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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 448–454.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Yue Zhang Xiaofei Tian . The Halberd at Red Cliff: Jian'an and the Three Kingdoms . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2018 . xiv, 454 pp. ISBN 9780674977037 (hardcover). Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 The Halberd at Red Cliff is a cultural...
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Published: 01 April 2015
Figure 9. Su Shi, “The Former Prose-poem on the Red Cliff,” dated 1082. Detail of a handscroll, ink on paper, 23.9 x 258 cm., National Palace Museum, Taipei More
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 375–410.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 8–42.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... Finally, Lu Zhi's Hou chibi tu juan 後赤壁圖卷 (Painting on Later Red Cliff Rhapsody) deserves mention. It is inscribed with the couplet: As the mountains tower on high, the moon becomes smaller, 山高月小 When the water recedes, the rocks appear. 水落石出 With magnificent breadth and subtle artistic...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 163–202.
Published: 01 April 2021
...。 Not be as good as that at the Red Cliff? 比西湖畫舫爭些箇。 . . . . . . . . . 6 As our fame as poets spreads across the land, 四海詩名播。 In a thousand years, whose poems will be responded to? 千載誰酬和。 [ QYSQ 1:716] In these lines, wen 問 (ask), ruhe 如何 (how), bi 比 (compare), and zhengxiege...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 137–168.
Published: 01 April 2019
... pierced through, becoming polished gates. Thus, hard rocks were cut down day by day, and cliffs came into being; whole rocks were carved day by day, and grand chambers emerged; thick rocks were layered day by day, and steep ranges thrust out. Mosses grew on rocks, climbing figs grew in the earth...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 60–86.
Published: 01 April 2020
...: It is still bearable to pass through the Iron Gate north of the waters; 水北鐵門猶自可 2 The rocky gorges south of the waters are simply too terrifying. 水南石峽太堪驚 Sheer cliffs on the two sides are thrust toward heaven, 兩崖絕壁攙天聳 4 A single stream of cold waves tumbles on earth. 一澗寒波滾地傾 Exposed...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of calligraphy in Su Shi's life was probably limited to rare occasions when brilliant literary composition by the great poet and calligraphic production coincided (e.g., the famous Cold Food Festival poems scroll, or the Red Cliff Rhapsody scroll). But these articles show that calligraphy could be a highly...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 250–275.
Published: 01 November 2018
... by the vector model Buddhist monk ( seng 僧 ) Mountain ( shan 山 ) Clothes ( yi 衣 ) Swallow ( yan 燕 ) Moon ( yue 月 ) chan 禪 (Chan buddhism) feng 峯 (peak) pao 袍 (robe) que 鵲 (magpie) jing 景 (landscape) zhai 齋 (fasting) yan 巖 (cliff) jin 巾 (soft hat) die 蝶...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 192–214.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... We have to take the wheels off the wagons and lower them down by ropes, and set free the horses and oxen and let them go down on their own. When we manage to make our way to the bottom of the cliffs, we have to reassemble the wagons and harness the animals again. We have to do this every day...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 92–133.
Published: 01 April 2015
... emptying between sheer cliffs. The fan, we are reminded, is one of the earliest of the Falling Blossoms documents, dated 1503. Whether or not Shen Zhou had worked out the full composition as presented by the Taipei scroll from the beginning is impossible to know. The Taipei scroll itself poses problems...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 173–206.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Figure 9. Su Shi, “The Former Prose-poem on the Red Cliff,” dated 1082. Detail of a handscroll, ink on paper, 23.9 x 258 cm., National Palace Museum, Taipei ...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 444–480.
Published: 01 November 2015
...。 Thus, 是以 24 Rammed earth walls and parapets, grandly constructed, 板築雉堞之殷, Well-curbed lookouts and beacon towers, meticulously crafted, 井幹烽櫓之勤, 26 In measure higher than the Five Peaks, 格高五嶽, In breadth wider than the Three Divisions, 袤廣三墳。 28 Jutted up like sheer cliffs, 崪若斷岸...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 137–174.
Published: 01 April 2016
... hits the bluffs, spit out clouds in puffs.” Liu Kui's notes do not explain how the wind-blown cliffs produce clouds, but Li Shan adds, “ Chunqiu yuanmingbao states that ‘mountains enfold their essences and conceal clouds within them, so these are emitted where the cliff faces are.’” 74 Also...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 19–55.
Published: 01 April 2017
... compose a song lyric and invite Xu Shichuan and the other gentlemen to do the same. 岩桂風韻高古,平生心醉其間。昔轉漕淮南,嘗手植堂下。薌林此花為多,戲作是詞,當邀徐師川諸公同賦。 11 With roots coiled in the cavern of the moon, 月窟蟠根 2 And planted on cloudy cliffs, 雲岩分種 I know for sure it is not of this dusty world. 絕知不是塵凡 4...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 90–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... was stopped at Swallow Rock 燕子磯 by winds and saw inscribed on the cliff a couplet that said, “A full night's mountain winds subsided; / A monk was sweeping fallen flowers in front of the gate” 一夜山風歇, 僧掃門前花; and another one that read, “Hearing the sound of oars in the dark of night, / I knew a lone boat...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 268–286.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the Red Cliff, and expressed the despair and joy of his life; he had studied Tao's poems and claimed himself the successor of Tao Yuanming. He had also devoted himself to academic studies and disseminated his knowledge to several students, appointing himself the Confucius of Hainan. Meanwhile, he also...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 412–431.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Huangtang 荒唐 (absurd) is a synonym of wuji 無稽 as in Wujiya 無稽崖 (Cliff of Absurdity), also part of the topographical setting of the textualized stone in Honglou meng . 28 The names Dahuangshan and Wujiya, as traditional Honglou meng commentators repeatedly observe, stand as symbols for the fabulous...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 287–306.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in hand near a peak. In a picture on the companion theme “A Wise Man takes Pleasure in the Water,” he made one old man inclining his ear before a cliff. These suffered from the fault of not reaching expansive fullness. The first theme should be depicted as in Bai Juyi's famous picture of his “thatched...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 399–421.
Published: 01 November 2021
...), there is a short colophon by Jiang: In the second [lunar] month of the gengyin year of the Kangxi reign [1710], I collated the Xie Xuancheng shiji in Master Yimen's (He Zhuo) house, and copied this volume. Written by Jiang Gao, the Recluse of the Fragrant Cliff. 康熙庚寅二月借義門師處校正宣城詩集,手錄一冊。香岩小隱蔣杲。 In 1710...