Daoist Philosophy and Literati Writings in Late Imperial China: A Case Study of the Story of the Stone

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This volume first explores the transformation of Chinese Daoism in late imperial period through the writings of prominent literati scholars of the period. In such a cultural context it then launches an in-depth investigation into the Daoist dimensions of the Chinese narrative masterpiece, The Story of the Stone the inscriptions of Quanzhen Daoism in the infrastructure of its religious framework, the ideological ramifications of the Daoist concepts of chaos, purity, and the natural, as well as the Daoist images of the ...

Daoist Philosophy and Literati Writings in Late Imperial China: A Case Study of the Story of the Stone 2013, Chinese University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9789629964979

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