Franklin

Manifest in words, written on paper : producing and circulating poetry in Tang Dynasty China / Christopher M.B. Nugent.

Author/Creator:
Nugent, Christopher M. B., 1969-
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center for the Harvard-Yenching Institute : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 341 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 70.
Harvard-Yenching Institute monograph series ; 70
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Subjects:
Chinese poetry -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- History and criticism.
Summary:
"This study aims to engage the textual realities of medieval literature by shedding light on the material lives of poems during the Tang, from their initial oral or written instantiation through their often lengthy and twisted paths of circulation"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Textual variation in poetic manuscripts from Dunhuang
The roles of textual memory and memorization in medieval literary culture
The roles of orality in Tang poetic culture
Written composition and circulation
Individual literary collections.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780674056039 (acid-free paper)
0674056035 (acid-free paper)
OCLC:
649802054