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The Alter Ego Perspectives of Literary Historiography [electronic resource] : A Comparative Study of Literary Histories by Stephen Owen and Chinese Scholars

By: Wang, Min.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2013Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (202 p.).ISBN: 9783642353895.Subject(s): Chinese literature -- History and criticism | Chinese literature | Historical criticism (Literature) -- China | Historical criticism (Literature)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Alter Ego Perspectives of Literary Historiography : A Comparative Study of Literary Histories by Stephen Owen and Chinese ScholarsDDC classification: 801.95 | 895.109 LOC classification: PN98.H57Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Foreword; Preface I; Preface II; Contents; Abbreviations; Tables; Charts; Literary Terms; 1 Introduction; 1.1Background of the Study; 1.2Rationale for the Study; 1.3Significance of the Study; 1.4Outline of the Book; References; 中文参考文献; 2 An Overview of Chinese Literary History; 2.1Definitions of Literary History; 2.2Literary Histories Compiled by Chinese Scholars in Chinese; 2.2.1 The Hybrid Mode in the First Stage: 1904-1919 (the May Fourth Movement); 2.2.2 The Evolution Theory Based Mode in the Second Stage: 1919-1949
2.2.3 The Socio-Political Determinism Mode in the Third Stage: 1949-1990s2.2.4 The New Perspective Mode in the Fourth Stage: 1990s-now; 2.3Chinese Literary Histories Compiled by Japanese Sinologists; 2.4Chinese Literary Histories Compiled by Western Sinologists (Mainly in English); 2.4.1 All-Inclusive Mode of European Sinologists in the First Stage: 1900-1920s; 2.4.2 Literature-Based Deductionism Mode of American Sinologists in the Second Stage: 1920s-1950s; 2.4.3 The Period of Chinese American Sinologists in the Third Stage: 1960s-1990s
2.4.4 New Perspective Mode of American Sinologists in the Third Stage: 1990s-Present2.5Conclusion of the Different Modes of Chinese Literary Histories; References; 中文参考文献中文参考文献; 3 The Notion of Discursive Communities: A Case Study of Huaigu Poems; 3.1The New Notion of Discursive Communities; 3.1.1 The Notion of Discursive Communities; 3.1.2 Other Relevant Concepts in Literary Historiography; 3.2The Subgenre of Huaigu Poems and Discursive Communities; 3.2.1 The Stylistic Dimension of the Alter Ego Perspective in Literary Historiography; 3.2.2 The Stylistic Analyses of Huaigu Poems
3.2.3 Stylistics and the Stylistic Dimension of the Alter Ego Perspective3.3The Implications of Discursive Communities on Chinese Literary History Studies; 3.3.1 Traditional Approaches Towards PMPs; 3.3.2 Marxism and the Chinese Literary History Studies; 3.3.3 New Approaches in Chinese Literary History Studies; 3.4The Theoretical Implications of Discursive Communities; References; 中文参考文献; 4 The Cultural Tang and Temple Visiting Poems; 4.1The Cultural Tang and Temple Visiting Poems; 4.1.1 The Notion of the History of Literary Culture and the Cultural Tang
4.1.2 The Spread of Buddhism of the Cultural Tang and Temple Visiting Poems4.2Temple Visiting Poems and the Beginning and End of the Cultural Tang; 4.2.1 The Origin of Buddhist Poems Prior to the Cultural Tang; 4.2.2 The Beginning of the Cultural Tang: Temple Visiting Poetry Combined with Courtly Style Poetry; 4.2.3 The End of the Cultural Tang: Temple Visiting Poetry Filled with Personal Freedom; 4.3Literary Values and Conventions of Temple Visiting Poems; 4.3.1 Temple Visiting Poems and the Court Culture; 4.3.2 Temple Visiting Poems and the Transforming Literary Culture
4.3.3 Temple Visiting Poems and the Literati Culture
Summary: This book mainly discusses about the alter ego perspectives in literary historiography. This comparative analysis of the major Chinese literary histories in China and in the West brings to light the alter ego perspectives of Stephen Owen in literary historiography. The most interesting part of the book will be the interpretation of new notions and perspectives proposed by Stephen Owen, especially in the newly published The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature (2010). This book gives a detailed overview about the different stages of writing Chinese literary history and the different modes of literary historiography in China and in the West. Two case studies of Chinese poems are made on the notion of discursive communities and the Cultural Tang. Readers will a better understanding about the paradigm of literary historiography and the interrelationships between the different modes of literary historiography and the intellectual history. ¿
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Foreword; Preface I; Preface II; Contents; Abbreviations; Tables; Charts; Literary Terms; 1 Introduction; 1.1Background of the Study; 1.2Rationale for the Study; 1.3Significance of the Study; 1.4Outline of the Book; References; 中文参考文献; 2 An Overview of Chinese Literary History; 2.1Definitions of Literary History; 2.2Literary Histories Compiled by Chinese Scholars in Chinese; 2.2.1 The Hybrid Mode in the First Stage: 1904-1919 (the May Fourth Movement); 2.2.2 The Evolution Theory Based Mode in the Second Stage: 1919-1949

2.2.3 The Socio-Political Determinism Mode in the Third Stage: 1949-1990s2.2.4 The New Perspective Mode in the Fourth Stage: 1990s-now; 2.3Chinese Literary Histories Compiled by Japanese Sinologists; 2.4Chinese Literary Histories Compiled by Western Sinologists (Mainly in English); 2.4.1 All-Inclusive Mode of European Sinologists in the First Stage: 1900-1920s; 2.4.2 Literature-Based Deductionism Mode of American Sinologists in the Second Stage: 1920s-1950s; 2.4.3 The Period of Chinese American Sinologists in the Third Stage: 1960s-1990s

2.4.4 New Perspective Mode of American Sinologists in the Third Stage: 1990s-Present2.5Conclusion of the Different Modes of Chinese Literary Histories; References; 中文参考文献中文参考文献; 3 The Notion of Discursive Communities: A Case Study of Huaigu Poems; 3.1The New Notion of Discursive Communities; 3.1.1 The Notion of Discursive Communities; 3.1.2 Other Relevant Concepts in Literary Historiography; 3.2The Subgenre of Huaigu Poems and Discursive Communities; 3.2.1 The Stylistic Dimension of the Alter Ego Perspective in Literary Historiography; 3.2.2 The Stylistic Analyses of Huaigu Poems

3.2.3 Stylistics and the Stylistic Dimension of the Alter Ego Perspective3.3The Implications of Discursive Communities on Chinese Literary History Studies; 3.3.1 Traditional Approaches Towards PMPs; 3.3.2 Marxism and the Chinese Literary History Studies; 3.3.3 New Approaches in Chinese Literary History Studies; 3.4The Theoretical Implications of Discursive Communities; References; 中文参考文献; 4 The Cultural Tang and Temple Visiting Poems; 4.1The Cultural Tang and Temple Visiting Poems; 4.1.1 The Notion of the History of Literary Culture and the Cultural Tang

4.1.2 The Spread of Buddhism of the Cultural Tang and Temple Visiting Poems4.2Temple Visiting Poems and the Beginning and End of the Cultural Tang; 4.2.1 The Origin of Buddhist Poems Prior to the Cultural Tang; 4.2.2 The Beginning of the Cultural Tang: Temple Visiting Poetry Combined with Courtly Style Poetry; 4.2.3 The End of the Cultural Tang: Temple Visiting Poetry Filled with Personal Freedom; 4.3Literary Values and Conventions of Temple Visiting Poems; 4.3.1 Temple Visiting Poems and the Court Culture; 4.3.2 Temple Visiting Poems and the Transforming Literary Culture

4.3.3 Temple Visiting Poems and the Literati Culture

This book mainly discusses about the alter ego perspectives in literary historiography. This comparative analysis of the major Chinese literary histories in China and in the West brings to light the alter ego perspectives of Stephen Owen in literary historiography. The most interesting part of the book will be the interpretation of new notions and perspectives proposed by Stephen Owen, especially in the newly published The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature (2010). This book gives a detailed overview about the different stages of writing Chinese literary history and the different modes of literary historiography in China and in the West. Two case studies of Chinese poems are made on the notion of discursive communities and the Cultural Tang. Readers will a better understanding about the paradigm of literary historiography and the interrelationships between the different modes of literary historiography and the intellectual history. ¿

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Wang Min, Ph. D., Lecturer of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, member of the Modern Language Association of America, visiting scholars of Harvard University (USA) and Lancaster University (UK). Her research interests include literary historiography, Chinese literature and sinology. Published widely in national and international journals and conferences, she is the winners of "the National Grant of Overseas Research Program by China Scholarship Council" and "SMC Distinguished Young Scholar Award".

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