Hawaii Reader in Traditional Chinese Culture

ISBN-10: 0824827856

ISBN-13: 9780824827854

Edition: 2004

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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 744
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Paul R. Goldinis Professor and Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania.

Shang Dynasty oracle-bone inscriptions
Shang and Zhou ritual bronze inscriptions
Astronomy in early Chinese sources
Milfoil-divination
Heaven's mandate
The Odes
Confucius and the birth of Chinese philosophy
The challenge of Mo Zi
Mencius's defense of Confucianism
The Great learning, Doctrine of the mean, and Five forms of conduct
The world of the Zuozhuan
The tradition of the Daode jing
Zhuang Zi
The paradoxes of Hui Shi and others
The Lyrics of Chu and the aesthetic of shamanism
Filial piety
The Methods of war of Sun Wu and Sun Bin
Xun Zi and the Confucian way
Early discussions of music and literature
Vestments of mourning
Han Fei Zi and his antecedents
Anecdotes from the warring states
The laws of Qin before the empire
The rise and fall of the Qin empire
Huang-Lao
The five phases
The Xiongnu, raiders from the steppe
Sima Qian, "account of the legendary physician Bian Que"
Sima Qian, "letter to Ren An"
The rationalism of Wang Chong
Admonitions for women
Zhang Heng, "western metropolis rhapsody"
Scripture on great peace (Taiping jing)
Cao Pi, "A discourse on literature"
Legends of Confucius
Medicines from The divine husbandman's canon of materia medica
Huangfu Mi, preface to and biographies from Accounts of high-minded men
The seven worthies of the bamboo grove
Lu Bao, "On the money god"
Xie Lingyun, preface to Record of excursions to famous mountains
Fan Ye, preface to "Accounts of disengaged persons"
Buddhism and language in early-medieval China
Buddhism and indigenous Chinese culture
Early-medieval stories of filial piety
The elevation of belles letters
Legends of The original vow of the Bodhisattva of the earth sanctuary
Selections from the Platform sutra of the sixth patriarch
Sima Guang, "The battle of Mang mountain"
"The tale of Master Yuan of Mount Lu"
Tang poems as vehicles for ideas
Dou Yi, a mid-Tang businessman
Hah Yu, "A memorial on the relic of the Buddha"
Han Yu, "The original way"
The first recorded Cinderella story
Late-Tang foreign relations : the Uyghur Crisis
Political and economic problems concerning Buddhism
Guo Xi (attrib), "Advice on landscape"
Su Shi, "Parable of the sun"
Zhu Qiqian, "A song dynasty silk-tapestry bag with strap"
Fang Lue, "Inscription for the temple of auspicious response"
The discovery of crystallized sugar
Recollections of the northern Song capital
Zhang Jiucheng's explanation of Zhang Zai's "Western inscription"
Zhu Xi, introduction to the Redacted centrality and commonality
Dragons, tigers, and elixirs : alchemy in medieval China
The autobiographical sermon of Zuqin
Vernacular paraphrases of the classics for the Mongol rulers
Yuan-period medical cases
Ni Zan, Cloud forest hall collection of rules for drinking and eating
Tang Shi, "Lament for a Song girl," four stanzas
Wang Yangming, "Inquiry on the great learning"
In praise of martyrs : widow-suicide in late-imperial China
Lu Xixing (attrib.), Romance of the investiture of the gods
Imperial preface to the Revised edition of the collected statutes of the Ming
Schools and civil service in the Ming Dynasty
Accounts of Bengal in Extensive records on four foreign lands
Chen Zongyou, Exposition of the original Shaolin staff method
Li Yu, "A handful of snow"
Shen Cheng, "A requiem for my daughter Zhen"
Zhang Maozi, A record of life beyond my due
Feng Menglong, preface to the Mountain Songs
Fang Yizhi, introduction to Notes on the principle of things
Gu Yanwu, preface to Five treatises on phonology
Yu Yonghe, Small sea travelogue (excerpts)
Miao albums
Yuan Mei, champion of individual taste
Gesar of Ling
To hell and back : a nineteenth-century fable
Biographies of exemplary women
Kang Youwei, "An investigation into the reforms of Confucius"
Lu Xun, An outsider's chats about written language
Xu Bing, "The living word"
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