Xi Xi Wins the Newman Prize u. Tammy Lai-Ming Ho, Hong Kong literature has for too long been relegated to a secondary position, or even worse—it is as though the city is incapable of producing significant literary works and writers of note.
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Variorum Collected Studies Series No. Ashgate Publishing Company, Ashgate Publishing makes a great contribution to the study of classical Chinese literature by publishing these eleven well-written articles by Sinologist Paul Kroll. These articles were written during a span of twenty-four years, between andand represent the highest development and achievement a great scholar can possibly have over the course of an academic life.
In this book, these essays are divided into two parts: To the average reader, it is a book that is fun to read.
The author is masterful with his words. He is able to ensure that readers will patiently keep on reading, even though what they are reading happened thousands of years ago in a foreign and remote land.
He constantly and joyfully links what happened in ancient times to the present day.
Here, by contrasting the two different times, he not only highlights the close relationship between the ancient Chinese and their literature, but also criticizes the anti-art or anti-intellectual characteristics of modern times.
He is also able to interject interesting points from his scholarly research, which amuses readers while inspiring them to think critically. As an experienced teacher and great scholar, the author is able to explain the features of Chinese literature in very simple but powerful ways.
This book, however, is not just another entertaining book to read to learn about Chinese literature and history.
It provides an impressive demonstration of how to conduct research in the field of classical Chinese literature. The author locates one issue or object of study in each of his writing, collects copious data about the object, and then unveils a comprehensive picture of all the author has discovered through analysis of the literary work.
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View freely available titles:Submissions. Manuscripts should be submitted to the appropriate Editor: Michelle Yeh for modern literature and criticism, Haun Saussy for traditional poetry and literary criticism, and Rania Huntington for traditional fiction. Chinese Literature Essays Articles Reviews (CLEAR) | Read articles with impact on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.
Description: Established in (first issue in ), Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews (CLEAR) remains today the only Western-language journal devoted to Chinese attheheels.com is published annually with support from the University of Wisconsin.
Each issue contains five-seven essays and articles on various aspects of traditional and modern literature and about the same number. Literature: Literature, a body of written works. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution.
It may be classified according to a variety of systems, including language and genre. In conclusion, the cross-cultural interpretation of Chinese literature by Owen is of significance concerning two aspects: it provides the Chinese people with a different perspective and insights to understand their own literature and offers Western scholars an introduction to Chinese literature.
Chinese Literature: essays, articles, reviews (CLEAR) Publisher Description CLEAR is edited by William H.
Nienhauser, Jr. (University of Wisconsin), Haun Saussy (Yale University) and Michelle Yeh (University of California-Davis).