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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 432–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
...” ( fĕng ). The etymological relationship of these words, along with words for listening, smell, sounds, and fragrance, led to a conceptual blending whereby the “energy” ( qi ) of wise words and “fragrant” virtue could carry on “winds” of oral transmission to correct public morality and governance...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 258–285.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., the data may appear to present, in Kalgren-esque fashion, a group of hypothetically related words—a cizu 詞組 (word family). However, I wish only to draw attention to the sounds and meanings of these words as they exist in modern Mandarin Chinese: their earlier forms and ultimate etymological origins...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 438–440.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., and strategies for humanistic research, teaches courses and leads workshops on data science and natural language processing, and mentors students interested in developing new digital and computational research methods. During his graduate studies, he received a Fulbright award for his Digital Etymological...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 155–185.
Published: 01 November 2014
... or in their infancy. 39 A few word lists were available to students, but as yet there were no sophisticated etymological dictionaries or lexicons of regional expressions. 40 It would be foolhardy, then, to continue to take the authority of writing or conditions of authorship for granted when it comes...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., in contrast to Chinese shi 詩, which is seen as concrete, spontaneous, cosmological.” In contrast, a “philological” reading, as indicated, would not merely reverse the top-down model or insist that a more correct understanding of the linguistic, textual, or cultural unit in question lies in etymological...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 275–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
... provided in the Guhanyu ciyuan zidian 古漢語詞源字典 ( Digital Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese ; hereafter Digital EDOC ) potentially represents a new method by which one can efficiently assemble the phonetic reconstructions for entire early Chinese narrative texts and thus a means to make real progress...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
... expressed in this statement but also by the etymological root of the word zhi itself. In the ancient small seal script, the word zhi vertically combines two parts: and . According to many scholars, is a picto-ideograph of feet stepping on the ground, while is a simple pictograph of a heart...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 66–94.
Published: 01 April 2018
... shehui kexueban 北京大學學報(哲學社會科學版) ( Journal of Peking University: Philosophy and Social Sciences ) 53 , no. 1 ( 2016 ): 93 – 99 . Ren Bantang 任半塘 . Tang shengshi 唐聲詩 ( Tang Musical Poetry ). Shanghai : Shanghai guji chubanshe , 1982 . Schuessler, Axel . ABC Etymological Dictionary...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 258–288.
Published: 01 November 2016
... paradoxically testifies to the emergence of a new, posttraditional Chinese subjectivity. In the vocabulary of premodern Chinese poetics, xing is arguably the concept that has drawn the most attention. Etymologically speaking, xing refers to a range of affective responses such as, among others, being...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
... “stop.” The action and inaction of a foot represents precisely the “original image of rhythm” 節奏的原始意象 and is “the most natural act that creates a rhythm” 原始構成節奏之最自然的行為. 27 With their etymological connection to the motion of the feet, shi 詩 (poetry) and zhi 志 (intent) are thus both tied...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2024) 11 (1): 199–231.
Published: 01 April 2024
.... Martin, Organizational Complex , 6 . 23. Atlan, Selected Writings , 73 . 24. Ibid., 95–113, quotes from p. 96. See also Clarke, Neocybernetics , 39–76 . 25. Atlan, Selected Writings , 154–56 . 26. Etymologically, information descends via the old French from the Latin...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 397–424.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of the boudoir, such as shengui 深閨 (hidden boudoir) and konggui 空閨 (empty boudoir). As a spatial term, gui has many different meanings and connotations. It etymologically means “the small gate of the inner courtyard, palace, or city.” 23 The emphasis on inwardness often associated this word...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 545–572.
Published: 01 November 2015
... produced in this vein are Peter A. Boodberg's probe into the “semasiology” of Chinese political and literary concepts, 3 and Ch'en Shih-hsiang's and Chow Tse-tsung's etymological studies of some key characters associated with poetry making. 4 Undeterred by the harsh censure of Fenollosa and Pound's...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 341–370.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and Liu, “Jiyu Hanzi tese de liheshi.” 25. See Johnson, Glossary of Words and Phrases , 29 . There has been some confusion over the etymology and precise meaning of chaibai daozi . The character bai 白 (blank, empty, purposeless, superfluous) has been taken to refer to the extraneous parts...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 225–255.
Published: 01 April 2022
...”-centered etymology of a Chinese instantiation of such a body-centered definition of theater (19). 12. Postlewait, “Theatricality and Antitheatricality in Renaissance London,” 118–19 . 13. Ibid., 120. 14. Turner, “Toward a New Theatricality?,” 29–35 . 15. See, for example...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (1): 7–33.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Tong, Tong Shuye lishi dili lunji , 169–76 . The excerpt from Cui Shu on the topic is included as an appendix (176–77). On the term zhongguo , see Yu, “Shi zhongguo” ; Wang, “Xia he zhongguo” ; and Hu, Wei zai si ming . 1. Online Etymology Dictionary, www.etymonline.com/search?q=barbaroi...