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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 432–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., pitch, tonality, music, memory, and recitation existed in conceptual parallel to systems of visual knowledge of heavenly bodies, light, color, and the written record. Masters of the former set of skills were frequently blind and entrusted with a distinct set of ritual and advisory functions, including...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 April 2016
... not convey the precise time values and rhythm of the notes, although it does record a completely detailed and accurate account of the absolute pitch value of the tone and its fingerings for the left and right hands. The timing and rhythm of the notes must depend on an experienced qin teacher, whose...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 66–94.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with musical pitches” 發諸情性,諧於律呂. 5 Historian Li Yanshou 李延壽 (fl. 7th c.) claims that “writing is the weathervane of feelings and dispositions and the musical pitches of divine inspiration” 文章者,蓋情性之風標,神明之律呂. 6 Ideal poetry, then, was inherently musical, while inspired writing in any genre manifested...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 November 2015
... meaning in the Chinese term lülü 律呂, the name of the twelve musical pitch pipes, made either of bamboo or metal, that measured the correct pitches from low to high through their varying lengths. Counting from the lowest one, the six odd numbers are called lü 律, and the six even numbers are called lü...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2020) 7 (2): 470–475.
Published: 01 November 2020
... This book provides a magnificent translation into French of a foundational text about the practice and theory of literati painting in eighteenth-century China. The translation is thoroughly annotated and has a very enlightening introduction. Pitched at researchers and academics, it is also quite usable...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2022
... in a Western language and/or from perspectives informed substantially by non-Chinese scholarship occupy within the full ambit of Chinese literary studies? If scholarship written in English or other Western languages is for the most part pitched primarily to non-Chinese audiences, what are its strengths...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 225–255.
Published: 01 April 2022
... that emotions are exclusively interior events. See Virág, review . 47. Schoenberger, “Storytellers, Sermons, Sales Pitches, and Other Deceptive Features of City Life,” 131–33 . 48. Ibid., 140. 49. Idema, “Why You Have Never Read a Yuan Zaju ,” 783 . 50. Schoenberger...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and sound, the modulation and pattern become a rhythmic voice, the speed and pitch of which can signify happiness and sadness and can represent both chaotic and harmonious times. The above passage is an excerpt from Hu Pu'an's “Yinyun tonglun” 音韻通論 (A General Introduction to Phonology), which aims...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 258–285.
Published: 01 November 2015
... (of coiffures) In fact, the semantics of height are not discordant in any of the counterexamples: *ŋjap-ŋjap 業業, “great, imposing”; *ŋaw-ŋaw 嗷嗷|囂囂, “high-pitched (of sound)” (note here the graphic overlap with [4] above; these items are probably best identified); *ŋjɨʔ-ŋjɨʔ 薿薿, “luxuriant (of millet...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 324–346.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the pitch. Wang Guanqi 王光祈 believed that it is a heavy-light contrast. More recently, Wu Weishan 吳為善 proposed that it is a heavy-light contrast. See Wang L., Hanyu shiluxue ; Mair and Mei, “Sanskrit Origins” ; Chou, “Shuo ping ze” ; Ting, “Ping ze xin kao” ; Wang G., Zhongguo shi ci ; Wu W., “Ping...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 515–544.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that, afterward, the essay naturally will have the sound of metal and stone cast on the ground: In any piece of writing, whether the words are few or many, whether the piece is long or short, subdued or exalted, high pitched or low, without having to conform to a set rule, it will nevertheless harbor its own...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 April 2019
... [ zhi ]; singing prolongs the utterance of that expression. The notes accord with the prolonged utterance and are harmonized by pitch tubes. The eight kinds of musical instruments attain harmony and do not interfere with one another. Spirits and man are thereby brought into harmony. Oh! yes, replied...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 347–379.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the notes gong and yu alternating with each other or the lowered and raised pitches tempering each other. Whenever there is a floating sound in the first line of a couplet, it must be followed by a cut-off echo in the corresponding syllable of the second line. Within a single line the sounds and rhymes...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2014
... “Tou hu” 投壺 (The Game of Pitch-Pot) and “Ben sang” 奔喪 (Traveling Home for Mourning). Records of government decrees or laws. Examples include “Yue ling” 月令. Explanations of classical ritual texts, resembling commentaries to the seventeen chapters of the Yili . Examples include “Guan yi” 冠義...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2017) 4 (2): 216–247.
Published: 01 November 2017
... (1053–1110), Li Zhi 李廌 (1059–1109), Li Zhiyi 李之儀 (1048–1117), and Daoqian—followed suit so that “overnight Tao Yuanming filled everyone's eyes.” The chorus reached such a fever pitch that it spurred some backlash. 76 Su Shi's historical role in canonizing Tao Yuanming as the greatest pre-Tang...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 275–330.
Published: 01 November 2019
... *rut There were made the nine songs, the eight airs, the seven tones, and the six pitches, 以 奉 五 聲。 *ləɁ *boŋɁ *ŋâɁ *hieŋ to uphold the five notes. 為 君 臣 上 下, *wai *kwən *gin *daŋh *graɁ There were made rulers and ministers, high and low, 以 則 地...
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