Chinese Literature: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short by Sabina Knight
By Sabina Knight
Probably nowhere else has literature been as wakeful a collective activity as in China, and China's survival over 3 thousand years may well owe extra to its literary traditions than to its political background.
This Very brief advent tells the tale of chinese language literature from antiquity to the current, targeting the major function literary tradition performed in aiding social and political matters. Embracing conventional chinese language understandings of literature as encompassing background and philosophy in addition to poetry and poetics, storytelling, drama, and the unconventional, Sabina Knight discusses the philosophical foundations of literary tradition in addition to literature's energy to handle ancient trauma and domesticate ethical and sensual passions.
From historical old documents during the modernization and globalization of chinese language literature, Knight attracts on vigorous examples to underscore the shut courting among ethics and aesthetics, in addition to the range of chinese language concept. Knight additionally illuminates the position of elite patronage; the methods literature has served the pursuits of particular teams; and questions of canonization, language, nationalism, and cross-cultural knowing.
The ebook comprises chinese language characters for names, titles, and key words.
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