The Fracture of Meaning: Japan's Synthesis of China from the Eighth through the Eighteenth Centuries

By: Pollack, David

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Crisp and clean as new -- pristine inside and out with no defects of note. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Text is divided into seven chapters: 1.Script and Scripture --The Kojiki and the Problen of Writing; 2. The Informing Image -- China in the Tale of Genji; 3. A Bridge Across the Mountains --Chinese and the Aesthetics of Shinkokinshu; 4. Chineseness and Japaneseness in Early Medieval Zen -- Kokan Shiren and Muso Soseki; 5. Wakan and the Development of Renga Theory in the Late 14th Century -- Gido Shushin and Nijo Yoshimoto; 6. Waken and Literary Theory in the 14th and 15th Centuries -- Zeami, Shotetsu, Shinkei, and Sogi; and 7. The Intellectual Contexts of Tokugawa Aethetics -- Ito Jinsai, Ogyu Surai, and Genroku Culture. 250 pages including index.

Title: The Fracture of Meaning: Japan's Synthesis of China from the Eighth through the Eighteenth Centuries

Author Name: Pollack, David

Categories: Literature, China, Jewelry,

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 0691066787

ISBN Number 13: 9780691066783

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 28073

Keywords: Chinese Literary Thoery. Japanese Literary Theory.