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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 481–514.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a novel wugu rhythm from the life and language of his own time. By its exploitation of the potential of the wugu form to narrate by single prose lines, by its enhancement of both the density of narrative sequences and the compactness of the rhythm of lines and passages, and by its exploration of the use...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Yu-yu Cheng Abstract During the literary revolution, Hu Shi 胡適 (1891–1962) advocated the concept of natural rhythm, emphasizing the liberation of sound and the segmentation of meaning. Since 1919, his writings have attracted a great number of writers to reconceptualize the meaning and function...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 286–323.
Published: 01 November 2015
... development was driven forward by the exploration of the musical and rhythmic properties of the Chinese language in poetic form. Given that Chinese classical poetry was born from music, the sound and rhythm of poetry are of great importance. Chinese is a monosyllabic language in which each graph has just one...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2014) 1 (1-2): 186–215.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jian Zhang; Dandan Chen Abstract This article examines the history of primers on shenglü (tone and rhythm) in premodern China. The first section of the article investigates the original version of Zhu Ming's (Yuan Dynasty) Shenglü fameng (A Primer of Shenglü ), as well as its sequel and revisions...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (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 As shown by the grid above, the pause...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 251–257.
Published: 01 November 2015
... nuanced appreciation of ancient Chinese poetry. Zhao Minli and Benjamin Ridgway's article demonstrates a close relationship between prosodic rhythm and linguistic change in the formation of pentasyllabic shi poetry. What distinguishes the pentasyllabic shi poetry from the Book of Poetry...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 515–544.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and rhythm.” Spirit already refers to an ineffable quality, on top of which is added the even-more-elusive breath . The relationship between literary writing and breath has been touched upon frequently since Cao Pi's essay “Lunwen” 論文 (On Literature). However, the meaning of breath does vary. In some...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 89–112.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Press 2021 sanqu regulated verse ( lüshi 律詩) rhythm parallelism rhyme Based on the current extant corpus of songs, Zhang Kejiu 張可久 (ca. 1270–ca. 1350) was the most productive sanqu 散曲 (colloquial song) writer. Quan Yuan sanqu 全元散曲 (The Complete Yuan Sanqu Songs), known...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 380–418.
Published: 01 November 2015
... expression in pentasyllabic poetry ranging from the Southern and Northern dynasties 南北朝 (420–589) to the Sui 隋 (581–618) and the Tang 唐 (618–907) periods. The prosodic structure and distribution change in the single pentasyllabic line are not only determined by tones and rhythms but are also closely...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 148–178.
Published: 01 April 2018
...-century masters, but writing kanshi allowed him to express his sentiments as a twentieth-century man. See Keene, Fiction , 346–47 . 73. For a systematic introduction to the tonal patterning of regulated verse, see Cai, “Recent-Style Shi Poetry,” 169–72 . 74. For more about the rhythms...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (1): 163–202.
Published: 01 April 2021
... : Columbia University Press , 2008 . Low, Peter . Translating Song: Lyrics and Texts . London : Routledge , 2017 . Lukeman, Noah . A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation . New York : Norton , 2007 . National PASS Center . “ Poetry: Rhyme, Repetition, and Rhythm...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 444–480.
Published: 01 November 2015
...). Zong-qi Cai's 2015 study of the rhythm of xiaoling 小令 (a type of Chinese ci poetry) shows that six-syllable combinations can be directly used as lines of xiaoling , but for five- and seven-syllable line poetry, this would be very difficult to do. 11 Actually, however, even though xiaoling can...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2015) 2 (2): 324–346.
Published: 01 November 2015
... structure or a two-plus-one structure. Therefore, a line of pentasyllabic poetry may have an XX—X—XX rhythm or an XX—XX—X rhythm ( X stands for any syllable and — for a pause). There are plenty of examples of both types of rhythms in the three poem collections investigated in this study. For example...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (1): 108–136.
Published: 01 April 2016
... their talented and unconventional ways. Therefore they could measure the songs and transform the sounds, and thus carry on the heritage for later generations. From the Tang dynasty on, those who studied the qin just vainly imitated the rhythms and wrote the fingerings; they had never seen the likes...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2016) 3 (2): 471–474.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Guangqian and the Rhythm of New Poetry” (2016). His selected translations of Macanese writer Un Sio San's poetry, Naked Picnic , is published by CUHK Press. CHIEN-HSIN TSAI is assistant professor of Chinese literature at the University of Texas, Austin. His research focuses are in modern Chinese...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 432–460.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ( 2018 ): 371 – 406 . Saussy, Haun . “ ‘Ritual Separates, Music Unites’: Why Musical Hermeneutics Matters .” In Recarving the Dragon: Understanding Chinese Poetics , edited by Olga Lomova , 9 – 25 . Prague : Karolinum , 2003 . Saussy, Haun . The Ethnography of Rhythm: Orality...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2022) 9 (1): 47–78.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of recent style poetry is highly regulated and therefore forbids much license in rhythm, the formulas provided by Brooks and Warren will not work well. To examine how sound effects serve meaning in recent style verse, one needs a different strategy. When Kao and Mei base their investigation of poetic...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2021) 8 (2): 287–306.
Published: 01 November 2021
... landscape fluctuates and undergoes cyclical change, if the painter is to produce an image rooted in reality and not fantasy, they must not only immerse themselves in said landscape so as to recognize its rhythms and nuances but, more important, demote their physical senses from being arbiters of truth...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2019) 6 (2): 359–382.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... He was an aficionado of poetry. His poems were printed and given as gifts to his favorite officials and members of the imperial clan. By 1716 he had already published three anthologies of his poems ( yuzhi shi 御製詩). 7 He was particularly enthralled by the rhythms of Tang poetry. His interest...
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Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture (2018) 5 (1): 66–94.
Published: 01 April 2018
... . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 1986 . Link, Perry . An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2013 . Liu, Lydia . “ Translingual Folklore and Folklorics in China .” In A Companion to Folklore , edited by Regina Bendix...