Chinese literary forms in Heian Japan : poetics and practice
Steininger, Brian, author.

Chinese literary forms in Heian Japan : poetics and practice
Harvard East Asian monographs ;

Steininger, Brian, author.


Personal Author
Steininger, Brian, author.

Physical Description
xi, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Harvard East Asian monographs ; 401
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 401.

Introduction -- Gifts and governors : Heian capital society in Utsuho monogatari -- Honchō monzui and the social dynamics of literary culture -- Couplet collections and aesthetic strategy -- Glosses and primers : Heian education and literacy -- Reading out loud : literary writing and oral performance -- Conclusion : the changing purview of literary Sinitic -- Appendix A. Selections from Sakumon diatai -- Appendix B. Preface to Wamyō ruijushō.

"Examines the transformation of Chinese literary genres in mid-Heian Japan by focusing on the ritualized recitation practices through which these works were performed and heard. This reconstruction of recitation as both a social and literary act demonstrates Sinographic literature's practical use among the capital nobility and modifications of Tang aesthetic principles"-- Provided by publisher.

Subject Term
Kanbungaku (Japanese literature) -- History and criticism.
Japanese literature -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- History and criticism.
Japanese literature -- Chinese influences.
Literacy -- Japan -- History.
Oral interpretation.

Bibliographical References
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-278) and index.

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