Ways with Words: Writing About Reading Texts from Early China

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"Ways with Words" presents interpretive essays by scholars from different disciplines on seven core, premodern classical Chinese texts. The remarkable diversity of these works - drawn from literature, philosophy, religion, and art history - challenges the presumption of a monolithic Chinese tradition that has been promoted by scholars and popular culture alike, both in China and the West. The texts themselves include a poem from the "Classic of Poetry" compiled in the sixth century b.c.e.; passages from "Mencius and ...

Ways with Words: Writing about Reading Texts from Early China 2000, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520224667

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Ways with Words: Writing About Reading Texts from Early China 2000, University of California Press, Berkerley

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