Late-Ming Poet Ch'en Tzu-Lung: Crises of Love and Loyalism

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Ch'en Tzu-lung (1608-1647) was a Ming loyalist and poet who joined the resistance against the Manchu invasion of the 1640's and died a martyr to the cause. Giving imaginative expression to his experience of national crisis, his poetic writing established him in China as an exemplar of moral courage and literary accomplishment. A consequence of his heroic status is that a crucial concern of his poetry, namely, romantic love, has been largely neglected by scholars. This book by Kang-i Sun Chang focuses on Ch'en's poetry and ...

Late-Ming Poet Ch'en Tzu-Lung: Crises of Love and Loyalism 1991, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300048728

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