By Dore J. Levy
Drawing on either classical chinese language severe works and the latest Western contributions to the speculation of narrative, Levy exhibits how narrative parts constructed out of the lyrical conventions of shih. In doing so, she accomplishes a double function, guiding the trendy reader to an knowing of the character of narrative in chinese language poetry and laying off mild at the ways that chinese language poets tailored the devises of lyric to the desires of a totally diversified expressive mode.
Students of chinese language literature will welcome this pathbreaking research, yet chinese language Narrative Poetry will curiosity different students to boot since it addresses questions of an important significance for literary thought and comparative literature, relatively the significant factor of the applicability of Western serious options to non-Western literature and culture.
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Chinese Narrative Poetry: The Late Han Through T'ang Dynasties by Dore J. Levy