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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 347–379.
Published: 01 November 2015
... aims to solve the puzzle by exploring: (1) the nature of poetic prosody, (2) tonal prosodic patterns in Chinese regulated verse, (3) problems with the Sanskrit origins hypothesis of Chinese tonal prosody, and (4) the pathways of Chinese poetic metricalization from the Six dynasties (222–589) to the...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 444–480.
Published: 01 November 2015
... point is the “Wucheng fu” 蕪城賦 (Rhapsody on the City Overgrown with Weeds) by Bao Zhao 鮑照 (417–450). Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 parallel prose four-six prose poetic prosody prosaic prosody spatiotemporal-free syntax prosodic grammar To understand how early four...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 545–572.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this merging of prosodic and semantic rhythms that makes possible a unique convergence of prosody and meaning in Chinese poetry. In all traditional Chinese poetic genres, it represents the norm, while any divergence usually results from a conscious effort to go against the grain. Traditional...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 286–323.
Published: 01 November 2015
... is the formal intensification of the rhythm and prosody of language.” 5 Shi poetry is not at all the same as conventional language. Rhythm and prosody are the fundamental properties in the construction of poetic genres. Particularly in the earliest stage of the formation of poetic art, music and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 April 2017) 4 (1): 180–207.
Published: 01 April 2017
... paradigmatic significance of yi is made clear at the very beginning of “Lun Wen Yi”: §1 With regard to the nature of poetic composition, yi constitutes the norm and sound the prosody. If yi is lofty, so is the norm; when sound is well differentiated, prosody becomes pure. When the norm and prosody...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2014) 1 (1-2): 90–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Yin Jiang Abstract Yuan Mei's literary achievements are multifaceted. As a master of poetry and poetic criticism, his influence was unmatched by anyone of his time. His poetic theory and criticism is undoubtedly worth studying, but the writing of the Suiyuan shihua itself is also worth noting. Up...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 April 2016) 3 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2016
... the reception and expression of a poet's experience. The eighth-century essay entitled “Lun wenyi” 論文意 (On Writing) devotes several passages to establishing precisely this link. It is preserved, along with many other works on Chinese poetics and prosody that had been lost during the Tang, in...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2014) 1 (1-2): 186–215.
Published: 01 November 2014
... pairings themselves as tianwen dui 天文對 (pairings of astronomical phenomena) or dili dui 地理對 (pairings of terrestrial phenomena). In a detailed discussion of the issue in his Hanyu shilü xue 漢語詩律學 (A Theory of Chinese Poetic Prosody), Wang Li 王力 calls these duizhang de fanchou 對仗的範疇 (categories of...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2016) 3 (2): 335–356.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Haosheng Yang Abstract This article examines modern Chinese writer Nie Gannu's 聶紺弩 (1903–86) poetic exploration of the meaning of life and poetry in times of both personal crisis and sociopolitical crises in China from the 1950s through the mid-1970s. Before and during the Cultural Revolution, Nie...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2017) 4 (2): 383–419.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 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 that was not...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 324–346.
Published: 01 November 2015
... for using certain tones caused by lexical, syntactic, or morphological reasons that could distort an otherwise random tonal distribution. This problem was discovered by the Russian statistical school of poetic prosody, 13 who argued that a quantitative study of poetic prosody must first establish a...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 573–576.
Published: 01 November 2015
... University. His main research interests lie in the interface theory of syntax-phonology, historical linguistics, poetic prosody, and related subjects. He is the executive editor of the International Journal of Chinese Linguistics and the series editor of Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics . Besides...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 380–418.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in extant Han yuefu 樂府 (music bureau poems) and “Gushi shijiu shou” 古詩十九首 (Nineteen Old Poems) are as follows. 20 The formation of poetic prosody for regulated verse is predicated on the regulation of the single pentasyllabic line. Existent scholarship on the formation of regulated...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 November 2015
... provenance of Chinese tonal prosody. The last group of articles by five contributors shifts attention from tones back to rhythm. But here rhythm is explored not within the confines of poetic genres but in the context of a dynamic interplay of poetry and prose. Shengli Feng and Ash Henson's article...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 November 2015
... refinement was not a struggle, but the basis of good poetry. In his own poetic compositions— shi as well as fu —he put his concept of refined sounds into practice, resulting in many meticulously crafted sound patterns. 40 Shen Yue and his fellow poets' early awareness about poetic prosody certainly...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 April 2018) 5 (1): 66–94.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the arts of politics and moral education. It should come as no surprise, then, that ancient and medieval Chinese poetics and musicology overlap to a great degree and that philosophers and politicians were interested in both. Confucian scholar Kong Yingda 孔穎達 (574–648), for example, states that the...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... 1 The analogy formulated by Hu between poetry and prose touches on two core issues concerning the potential literary revolution in Chinese poetry: (1) it is necessary to create a new form of poetry by eliminating the shackles of classical poetic conventions; and (2) vernacular language should be...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2016) 3 (2): 233–257.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Shakespearean Tragedy (1904). This substantial speech reveals Bradley's thinking and poetic theory as well as the debates then simmering over literary education and social consciousness. An important document in the history of the institutionalization of English literature, it has prompted numerous analyses...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2014) 1 (1-2): 65–89.
Published: 01 November 2014
... across the poetic correspondence between the lady from Weiyang and Master Tianshui, [I found the lines to be] akin to the threads emitted by spring silkworms—they are plaintive and heartrending with entangled [emotions]” 人所不易得者情, 情所不易得者真。 偶閱維揚女子與天水先生倡和諸什, 如春蠶吐絲, 淒惻纏綿. 77 Within her poetry, Susu also...