Inventing Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch

Hagiography and Biography in Early Ch'an

John Jorgensen

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€237,00
$309.00
ISBN13: 
9789004145085
Publication Date: 
September 2005
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Hardback
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xxiv, 864 pp.
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0169-9563
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68
Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China explores Chinese political thought during the centuries surrounding the formation of the empire in 221 BCE, examining devices of legitimation, views of rulers and ministers, economic thought, and administrative practices.
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124
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004299290
Expected: 
August 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by Joachim Gentz, University of Edinburgh and Dirk Meyer, University of Oxford

In Literary Forms of Argument in Early China, Gentz and Meyer explore a new analytical approach to the study of written thinking by focusing on the argumentative function of literary patterns in early Chinese texts.
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Volume: 
123
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291607
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August 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Zhiyi Yang, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

In Dialectics of Spontaneity, Zhiyi Yang examines the aesthetic and ethical theories of Su Shi, the primary poet, artist, and statesman of Northern Song.
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122
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298491
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August 2015
€103,00
$134.00

Tong King Lee, University of Hong Kong

In Experimental Chinese Literature Tong King Lee explores how translation, technology, and text come together in the works of contemporary Chinese authors in the creation of a material poetics.
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Volume: 
121
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004293373
E-ISBN: 
9789004293380
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May 2015
€99,00
$128.00

Kenny Kwok-kwan Ng (The Open University of Hong Kong)

In The Lost Geopoetic Horizon of Li Jieren, Kenny Kwok-kwan Ng scrutinizes Li Jieren’s repeatedly revised river-novel series on Chengdu from the turn of the century through China’s 1911 Revolution, developing a geopoetics of historical place-writing against nationalism and globalism.
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Volume: 
120
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292642
E-ISBN: 
9789004292666
Publication date: 
March 2015
€143,00
$163.00

Yongtao Du, Oklahoma State University

In The Order of Places Yongtao Du tells a story of how the increase in geographical mobility in sixteenth through eighteenth century China brought about new understandings of spatial order in the world’s most enduring empire.
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Volume: 
119
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288386
E-ISBN: 
9789004288409
Publication date: 
March 2015
€103,00
$134.00

Nicholas Morrow Williams, Hong Kong Baptist University

In Imitations of the Self Nicholas M. Williams reevaluates the poetry of Jiang Yan (444–505) as a summation of Six Dynasties poetics and as a model of multifarious self-representation in Chinese poetry.
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Volume: 
118
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282230
E-ISBN: 
9789004282452
Publication date: 
November 2014
€103,00
$134.00

Edited by Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado, Boulder

Nine renowned sinologists present a range of studies that display the riches of medieval Chinese verse in varied guises. All major verse-forms, including shi, fu, and ci, are examined, with a special focus on poetry’s negotiation with tradition and historical context.
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Volume: 
117
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280397
E-ISBN: 
9789004282063
Publication date: 
November 2014
€126,00
$164.00

George Lawrence Israel, Middle Georgia State College

In Doing Good and Ridding Evil in Ming China: The Political Career of Wang Yangming, George L. Israel offers a detailed study of this influential Neo-Confucian philosopher’s official career and military campaigns.
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116
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280083
E-ISBN: 
9789004280106
Publication date: 
August 2014
€125,00
$162.00

Edited by Benjamin A. Elman, Princeton University

This volume presents a new conceptual framework that recognizes that in East Asia the literary and vernacular registers historically interacted and influenced each other as part of a unified, if hybrid, language system that was mastered by Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, and Vietnamese according to...
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Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277595
E-ISBN: 
9789004279278
Publication date: 
August 2014
€115,00
$149.00

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