The Embodied Text

Establishing Textual Identity in Early Chinese Manuscripts

Matthias L. Richter, University of Colorado

Status: 
€108,00
$136.00
ISBN13: 
9789004236578
E-ISBN: 
9789004243811
Publication Date: 
January 2013
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 208 pp.
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ISSN: 
1877-9425
Volume: 
3

Paul van Els, Leiden University

In this study of the Wenzi, Paul van Els analyzes a controversial Chinese philosophical text, shedding light on text production and reception in Chinese history, with its changing views on authorship, originality, authenticity, and forgery, both past and present.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264793
Expected: 
April 2018
€99,00
$119.00

Edited by Martin Kern, Princeton University, and Dirk Meyer, University of Oxford

Origins of Chinese Political Philosophy. explores the composition, language, thought, and early history of the Shangshu (Classic of Documents), showing its texts as dynamic cultural products that expressed and shaped the political and intellectual discourses of different times and communities.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343498
E-ISBN: 
9789004343504
Publication date: 
May 2017
€129,00
$149.00

Michael Hunter, Yale University

In Confucius Beyond the Analects, Michael Hunter challenges the standard view of the Analects as the earliest and most authoritative source of the teachings.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004336926
E-ISBN: 
9789004339026
Publication date: 
February 2017
€132,00
$158.00

Timothy M. Davis, Brigham Young University

In Entombed Epigraphy and Commemorative Culture Timothy M. Davis explains the social, cultural, and religious significance of early medieval muzhiming —one of the most versatile and persistent commemorative forms employed in the elite burials of pre-modern China.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306417
E-ISBN: 
9789004306424
Publication date: 
November 2015
€125,00
$162.00

Edited by Sarah A. Queen, Connecticut College and Michael Puett, Harvard University

The Han dynasty Huainanzi is a compendium of knowledge. This edited volume follows a multi-disciplinary approach to explore how and why the Huainanzi was produced and how we should interpret the work.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265035
E-ISBN: 
9789004265325
Publication date: 
April 2014
€153,00
$184.00

Edited by Carine Defoort, University of Leuven and Nicolas Standaert, University of Leuven

The book Mozi, named after master Mo, was compiled in the course of the fifth-third centuries BCE. The seven studies included in the The Mozi as an Evolving Text analyse the Core Chapters, Dialogues, and Opening Chapters of the Mozi as an evolving text.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234345
E-ISBN: 
9789004246201
Publication date: 
March 2013
€135,00
$169.00

Dirk Meyer

Through close readings of excavated texts from Guōdiàn, this book provides a comprehensive analysis of the way in which meaning is produced in early Chinese philosophical texts. It is the first book on early China to cast light on the relationship between material conditions and ideas and shows...
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207622
E-ISBN: 
9789004208087
Publication date: 
November 2011
€154,00
$186.00

Edited by Benjamin A. Elman and Martin Kern

Devoted to the ancient Chinese Classic Rituals of Zhou, this book presents a multi-faceted picture of the life of the text from its inception some two millennia ago to its modern political and scholarly discourse across East Asia.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177499
E-ISBN: 
9789047430933
Publication date: 
October 2009
€96,00
$115.00