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By Alan K. L. Chan,Yuet-Keung Lo

Explores the hot literary and interpretive milieu that emerged within the years following the decline of China’s Han dynasty.

Covering a time of serious highbrow ferment and nice impression on what was once to come back, this e-book explores the literary and hermeneutic international of early medieval China. as well as profound political adjustments, the autumn of the Han dynasty allowed new currents in aesthetics, literature, interpretation, ethics, and faith to emerge through the Wei-Jin Nanbeichao interval. The members to this quantity current advancements in literature and interpretation in this period from various methodological views, usually highlighting matters hitherto unremarked in Western or perhaps chinese language and eastern scholarship. those comprise the increase of recent literary and inventive values because the Han declined, altering styles of patronage that helped reshape literary tastes and genres, and new advancements in literary feedback. The non secular adjustments of the interval are printed within the literary self-presentation of non secular seekers, the impression of Daoism on motifs in poetry, and Buddhist impacts on either poetry and historiography. conventional chinese language literary figures, similar to the fox and the ghost, obtain clean research approximately their specific illustration in this period.

“...Chan and Lo have deeply enriched our figuring out of early medieval China (220–589 CE).” — Journal of chinese language Religions

Alan ok. L. Chan is Professor of Philosophy on the Nanyang Technological collage, Singapore. His books comprise Two Visions of ways: A learn of the Wang Pi and the Ho-shang Kung Commentaries on the Lao-tzu, additionally released through SUNY Press; Filial Piety in chinese language proposal and History; and Mencius: Contexts and Interpretations.

Yuet-Keung Lo is affiliate Professor of chinese language experiences on the nationwide collage of Singapore. jointly they've got coedited Philosophy and faith in Early Medieval China, additionally released via SUNY Press.

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