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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 383–419.
Published: 01 November 2017
...). The Yifanfeng parting poems apply Buddhist themes and Chan humor to the mode of parting poetry, notably deviating from Song Dynasty norms of parting poems. The parting verses use poetic forms to express religious ideals and to adorn the culmination of Nanpo's pilgrimage to China. A mode of poetry...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 286–323.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ultimately moved toward greater tonal regulation similarly is due in large part to greater attention to the role of musical rhythm. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 pentasyllabic shi poetry music prosody balanced foot unbalanced foot tonal regulation Pentasyllabic shi 詩...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 131–169.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Martin Kern Abstract The present essay combines the theory of Cultural Memory with ideas about textual repertoires, composite text, and distributed authorship that in recent years have been advanced in studies of early and medieval Chinese literature. In its first part, the essay introduces...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (1): 92–133.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., another twenty verses are included in one of the compilations of his poetry. 11 But the rhyming and rerhyming of the poems is only part of the story. Even accounting for the likely presence of copies and forgeries, material and recorded evidence demonstrates that over a number of years Shen Zhou...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 209–215.
Published: 01 November 2017
... despite the sacrifices that it often entailed. The final grouping among the articles contains two articles on poetry. Here again we find topics and approaches that lie outside those of conventional literary scholarship. We are familiar with the occasion of parting between friends as one that regularly...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (2): 322–359.
Published: 01 November 2018
... a glimpse, across time and space, of its author or its author's mind. One of the conventions of exchange poetry is absence. In a poem sent with a letter, this is the physical absence of the recipient. In a poem on parting, this is the imminent absence of the recipient. In a poem written on a person's death...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 8–46.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., consistent with their careful, gradualist approach, they address the uses of comparison explicitly, if briefly, in their third and final joint article.) Recognizing that a central part of this comparative perspective inheres in their demonstration of Chinese poetry's specificity, their observations about...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 481–485.
Published: 01 November 2020
... a desire to avoid “repeating the standard grand narrative of Chinese history behind its poetry” (xxi) by focusing more on “historical snapshots” and anecdotes that that are not part of the “official” historical record. The “grand narrative” of Chinese literature itself, however, is more difficult to avoid...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 509–512.
Published: 01 November 2019
... exuberance and its appeal to men of letters for more than two hundred years. More pointedly, while of course Li's focus is shi poetry, it would have been interesting to see her engage a bit more with the legacy of the late Ming poetic material she so deftly analyzes in the first part of her book...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 545–572.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., a binary structure may be seen to result from expanding the number of lines in each of the two juxtaposed parts of one single bixing stanza. “The Gourd Has Bitter Leaves,” a song from the Bei State in the Book of Poetry , features the earliest example of this binary structure: The gourd has bitter...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 262–288.
Published: 01 November 2014
... text becomes largely irrelevant. When reading the Poetry by oneself, however, there is no extratextual event of interpersonal communication to meaningfully recontextualize any cut-off lines. Consequently, a reader should interpret each part of a poem within the original context of the entire poem...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 47–78.
Published: 01 April 2022
... at the level of words and sentences, which serve as artistic materials of recent style poetry, Kao and Mei go a step further and focus their attention on how these constituent parts work together to generate meaning at a higher level. The result of this study is found in their 1978 thesis “Meaning, Metaphor...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 442–447.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Yue Zhang Wendy Swartz . Reading Philosophy, Writing Poetry: Intertextual Modes of Making Meaning in Early Medieval China . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Asia Center , 2018 . 304 pp. ISBN 9780674983823 (hardcover). Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Wendy...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... In the poetry of Wang Changling, the universality implicit in the life of a stock character, like the predictable and conventionalized features of nature itself, is harnessed as part of a larger lexicon whereby a more nuanced and fluid subjectivity can take shape. While it might be foolhardy to conclude...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 499–505.
Published: 01 November 2022
... on premodern Chinese literature, as well as topic courses on Chinese poetry or Chinese literati culture. Overall, Yang's book is balanced in its approach to the issues, well structured, and well organized. This review article is part of my Multiple-Year Research Grant project (MYRG2020-00018-FAH) from...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 125–154.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Grace S. Fong Abstract This study examines the construction of women's life histories in literary collections through the exemplary case of Ling Zhiyuan 凌祉媛 and her poetry collection, Cuiluoge shici gao 翠螺閣詩詞稿 (Drafts of Poems and Song Lyrics from the Green Snail Shell Loft). Published in 1854...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 163–202.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to the theory and practice of the literary translation of Chinese poetic forms. But how to translate? My original question expresses a desire to make apparent in English a citational reflexivity in Xue's poetry. However, in light of the playful elements of “chance” that contributed to this translation...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (2): 496–498.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Isaac Yue isaacyue@hku.hk Zhang Yue 張月 and Chen Yinchi 陳引馳 , eds. Zhonggu wenxue zhong de shi yu shi 中古文學中的詩與史 (The Interrelation of Poetry and History in Medieval Literature). Shanghai : Fudan daxue chubanshe , 2020 . 288 pp. ISBN 9787309148985 (paperback). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 66–94.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and “new sound yuefu ” referring first and foremost to the qingshang quci of the late Six Dynasties, the music for which survived as part of yanyue at least until the An Lushan Rebellion. Yuefu without the “old” prefix also came to refer broadly to any musical poetry, including shi or even...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of sounds, the transfer of meaning, and the combination of words with different parts of speech, new words and phrases continue to emerge. The emergence of new vocabularies continues to alter the meter of any given poetic line, and this process is crucial to the development of modern poetry written...