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Chinese Aesthetics and Literature (Asian Studies Development)

by Corinne H. Dale

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Eastern - General,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • China,
  • Philosophy,
  • Asian - Chinese,
  • Chinese literature,
  • Eastern,
  • History and criticism,
  • Theory, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803160M
    ISBN 100791460215
    ISBN 109780791460214

    Ari is Professor of Chinese Literature and Media at the Australian National University. He is the author of The Afterlife of Images: Translating the Body Between China and the West (Duke, The International Journal of Chinese Education (IJCE) aims to strengthen Chinese academic exchange and cooperation with other countries in order to improve education research and promote education development. The journal welcomes both empirical and theoretical studies on popular and policy issues. Articles can address all China-related education disciplines, education phenomena and education.

    Since the reception of Western aesthetics in China at the beginning of this century, the modern Chinese aesthetic discourse appears to be taking place purely in Western terms and categories. According to the main trend of Western aesthetics from Plato to Marx, the focus is on the category of beauty, hence the Chinese modern term meixue. In aesthetics, Chinese and English literature differ a lot, which results in the difficulty in translating poems. Now many translators try to translate Chinese poems into English; but translated version always lacks beauty in the westerner’s eyes.

    Introduction. Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Chinese Body as Surplus 1 1. Chinese Whispers: Frankenstein, the Sleeping Lion, and the Emergence of a Biopolitical Aesthetics 25 2. Souvenirs of the Organ Trade: The Diasporic Body in Contemporary Chinese Literature and Art 49 3. In doing so, he constructs a wholly new understanding of Chinese Marxism. Far from being secondary considerations in Chinese Marxism, aesthetics and culture are in fact principal concerns. In this respect, such Marxists are similar to their Western counterparts, although Europeans have had little understanding of the Chinese experience.


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Chinese Aesthetics and Literature (Asian Studies Development) by Corinne H. Dale Download PDF EPUB FB2

Apart from its value as an introduction to the philosophy of one of contemporary China’s foremost intellectuals, The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition fills an important gap in the literature of Chinese aesthetics in English. It presents Li’s synthesis of the entire trajectory of Chinese aesthetic thought, from ancient times to the early modern Cited by:   The findings of various Chinese critics provide much food for thought in the broad fields of comparative literature and aesthetics.

Chinese Aesthetics will fill a gap in Western sinological studies of the period. It will appeal to scholars and students in premodern Chinese literary studies, comparative aesthetics, and cultural studies and be a Format: Hardcover. : Chinese Aesthetics and Literature: A Reader (SUNY series in Asian Studies Development) (): Dale, Corinne H.: BooksFormat: Paperback.

This comprehensive introduction to Chinese aesthetics and literature includes the major modern genres of poetry, fiction, and drama.

Featuring the work of renowned scholars in Chinese studies, the book provides an historical survey of Chinese literature and explains its philosophical and historical underpinnings in Daoist, Buddhist, and Confucian : China-Underground.

This comprehensive introduction to Chinese aesthetics and literature includes the major modern genres of poetry, fiction, and drama. Featuring the work of renowned scholars in Chinese studies, the book provides an historical survey of Chinese literature and explains its philosophical and historical underpinnings in Daoist, Buddhist, and.

This singular work presents the most comprehensive and nuanced studies available in any Western language of Chinese aesthetic thought and practice during the Six Dynasties (A.D.

A prologue details the historical context in which Six Dynasties aesthetics arose and sketches out its major stages of development. The ten essays that follow bring fresh perspectives to bear on important. In this Book. Additional Information.

Chinese Aesthetics: The Ordering of Literature, the Arts, and the Universe in the Six Dynasties The findings of various Chinese critics provide much food for thought in the broad fields of comparative literature and aesthetics. Chinese Aesthetics will fill a gap in Western sinological studies of the Cited by:   China Review International: Vol.

11, No. 2, Fall Corinne H. Dale, editor. Chinese Aesthetics and Literature: A Reader. Albany: State University of New York Press, xxi, pp. Hardcover $, isbn 0­­­5. Paperback $, isbn 0­­­3. As explained in its Preface, this book is modeled after Japanese Aesthetics and Culture: A Reader, edited by Nancy.

Britain's Chinese Eye: Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain Elizabeth Chang This book traces the intimate connections between Britain and China throughout the nineteenth century and argues for China's central impact on the British visual imagination.

Zehou Li (Author) Li Zehou was a key figure in the intellectual foment of the s. A philosopher of aesthetics and historian of Chinese thought, as well as China s preeminent authority on Kant, Li is the author of The Path of Beauty: A Study of Chinese Aesthetics (), and Four Essays on Aesthetics: Toward a Global View (with Jane Cauvel; Lexington Books, ).

What is Aestheticism in Literature. In English literature, the aesthetic movement gained momentum in the late 19 th century. Although Pre-Raphaelite movement is taken as a separate movement from aesthetic movement, aestheticisms was also influenced by its predecessor.

Aesthetic writers gave free rein to their imagination and fantasy. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The imaginative universe of Chinese literature / Pauline Yu and Theodore Huters --Language and interpretive contexts / Roger T.

Ames --The continuity of being: Chinese visions of nature / Tu Wei-ming --The central tradition in traditional society / Wilt Idema and. This comprehensive introduction to Chinese aesthetics and literature includes the major modern genres of poetry, fiction, and drama.

Featuring the work of renowned scholars in Chinese studies, the book provides an historical survey of Chinese literature and explains its philosophical and historical underpinnings in Daoist, Buddhist, and 2/5(3). A prologue details the historical context in which Six Dynasties aesthetics arose and sketches out its major stages of development.

The ten essays that follow bring fresh perspectives to This singular work presents the most comprehensive and nuanced studies available in any Western language of Chinese aesthetic thought and practice during the 3/5(3).

Book Review: Chinese Aesthetics and Literature: A reader, by Corinne H. Dale. This important and engrossing book brings to life the aesthetic power of a body of texts now institutionalized as reportage literature (baogao wenxue).It helps explain the pervasiveness, in other forms of cultural production, of certain tropes and assumptions.

Abstract. In the strict and original sense, phenomenology and aesthetics are not inherent parts of traditional Chinese thought. Hence this entry surveys their introduction and dissemination in China (including the development of professional studies and expanded applications), as well as the emergence of comparative studies and cultural interaction between these areas and Chinese thought.

Modern critics endeavored to reinterpret those traditional views within the frameworks of modern aesthetics. In developing the Chinese theory of aesthetics, Chinese scholars have endeavored to acknowledge the polysemous terms and concepts, and create new critique perspectives derived from traditional Chinese writings on literature and arts.

After centuries in which it played at best a subordinate role to historiography, sociopolitical theory, and philosophy, aesthetic inquiry finally emerged in the Six Dynasties (–) as a distinct, independent concern.¹ Although Chinese literati did not begin to discuss literature and the arts in their own right until early in the third century, by the end of the sixth century their.

The Continuum Aesthetics series looks at the aesthetic questions and issues raised by all major art forms. Stimulating, engaging and highly readable, the series offers food for thought not only for students of aesthetics, but also for anyone with an interest in philosophy and the arts.

Aesthetics and Literature places philosophical aesthetics at the heart of thinking about literature. The book. TY - BOOK. T1 - Chinese Aesthetics. T2 - The Ordering of Literature, The Arts, and the Universe in the Six Dynasties.

The findings of various Chinese critics provide much food for thought in the broad fields of comparative literature and aesthetics. Chinese Aesthetics will fill a gap in Western sinological studies of the period.

It will.Dream of the Red Chamber is an 18th-century novel written by Cao Zhan that is generally considered to be the greatest novel of Chinese literature.

It details the decline of the Jia family as it blends realism and romance, psychological motivation and fate, and daily life and supernatural occurrences.There is a wealth of early Chinese literature dating from the Hundred Schools of Thought that occurred during the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (– BC).

The most important of these include the Classics of Confucianism, of Daoism, of Mohism, of Legalism, as well as works of military science and Chinese that, except for the books of poems and songs, most of this literature is.