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The Cambridge history of Chinese literature

Author: Kang-i Sun Chang; Stephen Owen
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An account of three thousand years of Chinese literature accessible to non-specialist readers as well as scholars and students.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kang-i Sun Chang; Stephen Owen
ISBN: 9780521116770 0521116775 9780521855587 0521855586 9780521855594 0521855594
OCLC Number: 410227423
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: v. I. To 1375 / edited by Stephen Owen. 1. Early Chinese literature, beginnings through Western Han / Martin Kern ; 2. From the Eastern Han through the Western Jin (AD 25-317) / David R. Knechtges ; 3. From Eastern Jin though the early Tang (317-649) / Xiaofei Tian ; 4. The cultural Tang (650-1020) / Stephen Owen ; 5. The Northern song (1020-1126) / Ronald Egan ; 6. North and south: the twelth and thirteenth centuries / Michael A. Fuller and Shuen-Fu Lin ; 7. Literature from the late Jin to the early Ming: ca 1230-ca 1375 / Stephen H. West --
v. II. From 1375 / edited by Kang-I Sun Chang. 1. Literature of the early Ming to mid-Ming (1375-1572) / Kang-I Sun Chang ; 2. The literary culture of the late Ming (1573-1644) / Tina Lu ; 3. Early Qing to 1723 / Wai-Yee Li ; 4. The literati era and its demise (1723-1840) / Shang Wei ; 5. Prosimetric and verse narrative / Wilt L. Idema ; 6. Chinese literature from 1841-1937 / David Der Wei Wang ; 7. Chinese literature from 1937 to the present / Michelle Yeh ; Epilogue: Sinophone writings and the Chinese diaspora / Jing Tsu.
Responsibility: edited by Kang-i Sun Chang and Stephen Owen.
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