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Author Swartz, Wendy, 1972- author
Title Reading philosophy, writing poetry : intertextual modes of making meaning in early medieval China / Wendy Swartz
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Asia Center, 2018
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PL2314.5 S973 2018    AVAILABLE    30530001309947
 Modern History Library  895.11209 S973    AVAILABLE    30550100652971
Descript xii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 111
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 111
Note "Examines how early medieval writers in China understood and manipulated a shared intellectual lexicon to produce meaning. Focusing on works by the most important and innovative poets of the period, it explores intertextuality--the transference, adaptation, or rewriting of signs--as a mode of reading and a condition of writing"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-291) and index
Reading and writing in early medieval China -- Xi Kang and the poetics of bricolage -- The poetic repertoire of Sun Chuo -- The Lanting Excursion and poetry on the mysterious -- The "spontaneous" poet Tao Yuanming as an intertext -- Reading and roaming the landscape: the classic of changes in Xie Lingyun's poetry
Subject Chinese poetry -- 220-589 -- History and criticism
Chinese literature -- Philosophy
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