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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
... engenders a dynamic interplay of all its elements, from which poetic vision emerges. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Chinese poetic language monosyllabic Chinese characters Chinese prosody prosodic and thematic rhythm syntax and structure What's unique about Chinese poetic...
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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
... describes all phases of literary creation. This new 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...
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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
... 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 the Bunkyō hifuron ( Wenjing mifulun 文境密府論 [The Secret Repository of the Mirror of Literature]), edited by the Japanese monk Kūkai 空海 (774–835...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2014) 1 (1-2): 186–215.
Published: 01 November 2014
...律學 (A Theory of Chinese Poetic Prosody), Wang Li 王力 calls these duizhang de fanchou 對仗的範疇 (categories of paired phrasing), which essentially coincide with noun categories. Concerning the basis for their classification, Wang Li asserts, “There are no written rules about categories of nouns; only...
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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
.... 6 Weijun was technically proficient at poetic composition. This couplet is from a poem by Weijun, a jueju (literally “cut-off lines,” or a quatrain) that begins with first-line rhyme and progresses in observance of regulated prosody: 7 Tiantai Weijun 天台惟俊 / from poem #2 Since coming...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 324–346.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 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 baseline for comparison that reflects the effects of such linguistic idiosyncrasies. For example...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 573–576.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Changes in Early Archaic Chinese (1996) , The Prosody, Morphology, and Syntax of Chinese 漢語的韻律、詞法與句法 (1997), The Prosodic Syntax of Chinese (2002), and A Preliminary Theory of Chinese Poetic Prosody 漢語的韻律詩體學論稿 (2015). He has edited Written Chinese: The Present and the Past (2013) and New...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 380–418.
Published: 01 November 2015
... formation of poetic prosody for regulated verse is predicated on the regulation of the single pentasyllabic line. Existent scholarship on the formation of regulated pentasyllabic verse mainly examines the establishment of the niandui 粘對 principle for linking two couplets in a pentasyllabic poem but pays...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Zong-qi Cai Our investigation of the rise of tonal prosody ends with Meow Hui Goh's article on what she calls “tonal and rhyming” culture, in which the major experimentations of tonal regulation discussed above took place. Through a case study on the compilation of Lu Fayan's 陸法言 (fl. 581–601...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2015) 2 (2): 419–443.
Published: 01 November 2015
... fellow poets' early awareness about poetic prosody certainly advanced the emergence of Qieyun , and some of their own concerns for poetic sounds were also addressed through the rhyme book. 41 Shen Yue's notion of sound refinement was in part the result of new phonological knowledge during his...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 April 2018) 5 (1): 66–94.
Published: 01 April 2018
... music, as well as the interactions among them, this article reveals that the interplay of literati ideals with musical realities often played a decisive role in the waxing and waning of poetic styles. For the Confucian thinker of the Tang and earlier periods, the relationship between poetry and...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (1 November 2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
... © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 natural rhythm Hu Pu'an Chen Shih-hsiang Chinese poetics gesture In September 1915, while the renowned Chinese scholar Hu Shi 胡適 (1891–1962) was riding a train from Ithaca, New York, to New York City, he came up with the declaration: “When does the...
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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
...: “What is difficult for one to possess are emotions, and what is difficult for emotions to attain is authenticity. When I came 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...