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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 8–46.
Published: 01 April 2022
...). 19. Holzman, review of The Art of Chinese Poetry , 360 . 20. Kao and Mei, “Tu Fu's ‘Autumn Meditations,'” 44–45 ; emphasis added. pvarsano@berkeley.edu Copyright © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Chinese literary studies Sinology comparative literature formalism...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2023) 10 (1): 244–266.
Published: 01 April 2023
... the mother's status as wife or concubine of the father could complicate the son's commemoration and raise questions about the proper ways in which the son could show respect to his different mothers (whether formal mother or concubine mother), especially when his own birth mother happened to be his father's...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 241–261.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of poetry and diplomacy. Scholars have focused on fushi as seamless political communication, the celebration of a common cultural heritage, and the formalization of ritual judgment. I discuss how the practice of fushi negotiates political and cultural differences. How does it bear on the distinction...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (1): 56–90.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lei Chen Abstract This article ventures a new approach to capture the subtlety of the shi / ci distinctions by reading and comparing the representation of space in shi and ci , an approach that avoids traditional Chinese impressionism, on the one hand, and superficial Western formalism...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 148–178.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of his life. Contextualized in both the turbulence of Meiji Japan (1868–1912) and the Chinese poetic and philosophical traditions, this piece offers a comprehensive overview of the thematic and formal features of Sōseki's 1916 kanshi . Perpetually torn between the pursuit of secular success...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 286–323.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), and it represented a breakthrough in the formal development of Chinese poetic genres. The lines of shi poetry are made up of a “balanced foot” and an “unbalanced foot,” with the balanced foot in the front and the unbalanced foot following behind. Pentasyllabic shi poetry flourished during the Han dynasty, and its...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 481–514.
Published: 01 November 2015
... potential and also, by the use of expressive rhythm as a guiding force, to strictly maintain the fundamental distinction between poetry and prose. In considering why Du Fu's work is considered shishi 詩史 (history in poetry), we must recognize the critical formal expedient provided by this important creative...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 250–275.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Chinese poetry, they can show some of the paradigmatic groups of images and their distribution between concepts of happiness and sadness, loneliness and companionship. Finally, topical grouping of poems on things is discussed and explored with the help of fingerprints to look for formal principles behind...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 186–213.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ultimately derives from insights that can be gleaned from within the classical corpus itself, either from within the same text or from material recorded elsewhere in the corpus. Scholars of these texts have long used formal similarities between passages in constructing specific arguments about textual...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 131–169.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., historical, mythological, and literary traditions of Chu; the embodied paradigm of the ruler-minister relationship; and the gradual formation of the ideal of authorship through the transformation of poetic hero into heroic poet. 94. Walker, “Toward a Formal History,” 294–300 , shows that Liu Xiang's...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 56–95.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., fundamentally insufficient mechanisms for mourning. Representationalism draws attention to formal appearances. The representation of a perishable offering in a durable medium suggests that the external form of the offering is what most warrants preservation. The representationalism of the mingqi thus...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 235–267.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... As implied in his praise for “Old and in the Way,” the essay's demanding formal requirements might in fact be most easily mastered when essays take on playful forms, thereby channeling youthful exuberance without boring their writers or readers to tears. He himself had done so during his own youth, in fact...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 47–78.
Published: 01 April 2022
... into the axis of combination. Equivalence is promoted to the constitutive device of the sequence. 31 The poetic functions Jakobson finds suitable for his approach are formal elements, especially those represented in prosody. Kao and Mei, however, believe that they can apply the theory to the study...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 89–112.
Published: 01 April 2021
... verse and the trendy style of sanqu , which I define as “regulated songs,” through a detailed analysis of the formal qualities of his sanqu songs, such as extrametrical words, parallelism, and rhyme. However, the literary style of Zhang's sanqu songs cannot be understood merely as a combination...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 339–381.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., it seems opportune now to introduce the splendid art of Chinese prose to English readers and bring it into the purview of sinological literary studies. 1. Cai, How to Read Chinese Prose (hereafter cited as HTRCProse ). 2. Poetry boasts a sophisticated taxonomy of formal...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 256–272.
Published: 01 April 2022
...” is the ideal, defined as the state increasing its revenue and control over the population's surplus production; involution occurs here when informal brokers expand their revenue and their autonomy vis-à-vis the formal state structure instead. But is involution something measured only by the numbers? I have...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 239–260.
Published: 01 November 2021
... with his goblet words [ zhiyan 卮言] and repeated/weighty words [ zhongyan 重言]) are, they need a carrier—an organizing formal scheme that is equally sensuous. I will show that one of the most basic and effective building blocks of Zhuangzi's formal scheme is its cumulative structure. I choose...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 225–255.
Published: 01 April 2022
...) “the verbal repertoire makes use of the ambiguity of language, puns, homophones, quips on the formation of characters, and the formality of rhyme, riddles, onomatopoeia, and incongruity, both in the form of absurd remarks and discordant replies.” 31 Her discussion also highlights the metatheatrical aspect...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 383–411.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of chuanqi playwrights from the commercial and cultural center of Suzhou began experimenting with the formal and narrative possibilities of chuanqi for decoupling occupation and character. 4 Many of these playwrights drew on contemporaneous vernacular stories—frequently written by acquaintances also...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 203–235.
Published: 01 April 2021
... for an imperial birthday. Henceforth, other court occasions such as the imperial ascension, New Year's Day, imperial birthdays, and visits of foreign dignitaries, among others, were subject to the same musical protocol as the formal court audiences. 27 I review some of these other sources in conjunction...