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Spirit of Chinese Poetics

WANG Keping [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9787119053844

Foreign Languages Press 2008 1st Edition

AU $37.95
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This book looks into some highlights of Chinese poetics from a historical and transcultural perspective. It carries out an in-depth discussion of such thematic topics as Confucius’ expectation of poetry in education, Mozi and Xunzi on musical functions, Lie Xie’s critical illumination of poetic styles, Zhu Xi’s moralistic view of poetry, the poetic wisdom in the zen enlightenment, Wang Guowei’s aesthetic criticism of the poetic state par excellence, and Lu Xun’s sublime poetics of maratic type. All this is conducted through textual and contextual analysis in order to facilitate a new rediscovery and creative synthesis. About the Author Wang Keping (Keping Wang, b.1955, M.A., PhD.) is a research fellow of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, university professor of Beijing International Studies University, Visiting fellow at St. Anne’s college of the University of Oxford (2000), and an honorary member of Olympic Center for Philosophy and Culture under the University of Athens. His main writings in English include Ethos of Chinese Culture, Chinese Philosophy on Life and The Classic of the Dao: A New Investigation. His major works in Chinese include Interpretation and Reflection, Plato’s Poetics in Republic, Towards A Transcultural Aesthetics and Aesthetic Traveling. Two of his books were awarded Beijing Municipal Price in 2004 and 2006 respectively

230 x 150 mm

255 pp

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Literature      Poetry     

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