Inventing Hui-neng, the Sixth Patriarch

Hagiography and Biography in Early Ch'an

John Jorgensen

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€232,00
$309.00
ISBN13: 
9789004145085
Publication Year: 
2005
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 864 pp.
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ISSN: 
0169-9563
Volume: 
68

Zhenjun Zhang,St. Lawrence University

This book examines the literary themetic changes, Buddhist imagery, and new motifs in the fantastic dreamworld as seen in the tales of the supernatural in early medieval China.
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Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277274
Expected: 
August 2014

Ding Xiang Warner,

Transmitting Authority reveals the interdependence between the textual and social history of the Zhongshuo and the rise and fall of the cultural currency of Wang Tong (ca. 584–617), a.k.a. Master Wenzhong, whose teachings this work purports to record.
Series: 
Volume: 
113
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004273214
Expected: 
July 2014

[Erik Zürcher]. Edited by Jonathan A. Silk, Leiden University

Buddhism in China gathers for the first time Erik Zürcher’s most central papers on Chinese Buddhism, dealing with the translation and language of Buddhist scriptures, interactions with Daoist traditions, activities of Buddhists below elite social levels, and typological comparisons...
Series: 
Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250932
Publication date: 
December 2013

J.D. Schmidt, University of British Columbia

In The Poet Zheng Zhen (1806-1864) and the Rise of Chinese Modernity J. D. Schmidt provides a study of one of the China's greatest poets and a major architect of Chinese modernity.
Series: 
Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249783
Publication date: 
June 2013

Michael John Paton, University of Sydney

In Five Classics of Fengshui Michael Paton traces the theoretical development of this form of spiritual geography through full translations of major texts: the Burial Classic of Qing Wu, Book of Burial, Yellow Emperor’s Classic of House Siting, Twenty Four Difficult Problems, and Water...
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Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249868
Publication date: 
June 2013

Mary Anne Cartelli, City University of New York

In The Five-Colored Clouds of Mount Wutai: Poems from Dunhuang, Mary Anne Cartelli introduces a significant corpus of Chinese Buddhist poems from the Dunhuang manuscripts celebrating Mount Wutai. They offer important literary evidence for the transformation of the mountain into the earthly...
Series: 
Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184817
Publication date: 
December 2012

Cosima Bruno, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Between the Lines provides theoretical foundation and a methodology for studying poetry through translation. With insider’s perspective, the author Cosima Bruno presents contemporary Chinese poems by Yang Lian (b. 1955) as case study.
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Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223998
Publication date: 
June 2012

Timothy Wai Keung Chan, Hong Kong Baptist University

This book focuses on the representation of human mortality in medieval Chinese literature. This theme is observed and reconstructed through analysis of the work of eminent writers of the period, texts that have never been examined from an eschatological perspective.
Series: 
Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222090
Publication date: 
May 2012

Ping Wang, Princeton University

This book, through detailed analysis of the writings of the Liang Crown Prince Xiao Tong and his circle, will deepen and redefine our view of the court cultrue and literature of the Liang, a crucial period in Chinese literary history.
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225220
Publication date: 
May 2012

Hans Derks

Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium...
Series: 
Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221581
Publication date: 
April 2012

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