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Spirit and Self in Medieval China

The Shih-Shuo Hsin-Yu and Its Legacy

by Nanxiu Qian

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • History: World,
  • Asian - General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Chinese,
  • China,
  • Liu, Yiqing,,
  • Asia - China,
  • Medieval,
  • 403-444,
  • 403-444.,
  • Shi shuo xin yu

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161587M
    ISBN 100824823974
    ISBN 109780824823979

    The joining of the Atman (self) and Brahman results in Karma. Ancient Indian developed the most rigid social hierarchy ordering system of its time called. Caste System. China's oldest known text. the most powerful personified spirits in ancient Chinese would view were those of. Departed ancestors. Taoist sexual practices (simplified Chinese: 房中术; traditional Chinese: 房中術; pinyin: fángzhōngshù; lit.: 'arts of the bedchamber') are the ways Taoists may practice sexual practices are also known as "Joining Energy" or "The Joining of the Essences". Practitioners believe that by performing these sexual arts, one can stay in good health, and attain longevity or.

    The Spirit of the Chinese People describes the Chinese people of that era, it is mainly talking about the characteristics of the intellectuals. Although it is not so magnificent like other people, it is accurate and vivid; although it is full of humorous ridicule, it is contains a lot of serious topics.   Tagged: ancient china, China This topic has 6 replies, 6 voices, and was last updated 5 years, 10 months ago by Laurie. Viewing 7 posts - 1 through 7 (of 7 total) Author Posts J at am LaurieParticipant While looking through the book suggestions on the site for early history, it .

    Ancient China Simplified – Written in the early s, this book covers the history of China – from its very beginnings to provinces, literature, the Chinese calendar, rulers, and more.: This Is China: The First 5, Years – This book is great for teachers, students, and anyone interested in a basic overview of Chinese history. If you’re planning a trip to China and want to read a.   This innovative sourcebook builds a dynamic understanding of China's early medieval period (–) through an original selection and arrangement of literary, historical, religious, and critical texts. A tumultuous and formative era, these centuries saw the longest stretch of political fragmentation in China's imperial history, resulting in new ethnic configurations, the rise of powerful.


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"Spirit and Self in Medieval China" offers a thorough study of the origins and evolution of the "Shih-shuo t'i" based on a comprehensive literary analysis of the "Shih-shuo hsin-yu" and a systematic documentation and examination of more than 30 imitations.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Character appraisal: the foundation of the Shih-shou t'i --Character appraisal and the formation of Wei-Chin spirit --Shih-shou t'i: a Sui Generis genre --Between order and disorder: the Shih-Shuo taxonomy of human nature --Using body to depict spirit.

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