Ways with words; writing about reading texts from early China / Writing about reading texts from early China edited by Pauline Yu ... [et. al]. - Berkeley : University of California Press, c2000. - ix, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. - Studies on China ; 24 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: ABBREVIATIONS / xiii -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS / ix -- Introduction: Reading Texts in the Chinese Humanities / r -- CHAPTER 1. Sheng min (Shijing [Classic of Poetry], -- Mao 245: "Birth of the People") -- Translations -- Bernhard Karlgren / II -- Stephen Owen / 12 -- Questions about the Language of Sheng min -- David R Knechtges / 14 -- Interpreting Sheng min -- Stephen Owen / 25 -- Reading Sheng min -- Willard Peterson / 31 -- Perspective on Readings of Sheng min -- Pauline Yu / 34 -- CHAPTER 2. Mencius2A.2 -- Translation -- D. C. Lau / 41 -- Are You a Sage? -- Willard Peterson / 45 -- "There Has Never Been One Greater Than Confucius" -- Peter Bol / 49 -- Perspective on Readings of Mencius 2A.2 -- Stephen Owen / 54 -- CHAPTER 3. Qi wu lun (Zhuangzi: "Seeing Things as Equal") -- Translation: "The Sorting Which Evens Things Out" -- A. C. Graham / 58 -- Look at the Finger, Not Where It Is Pointing -- Stephen H. West / 71 -- Vision and Identity in Qi wu lun -- Martin Powers / 78 -- On Making Noise in Qi wu lun -- Waiyee Li / 93 -- Perspective on Readings of Qi wu lun: I Am Not Dreaming This -- Willard Peterson / lo3 -- CHAPTER 4. Heart Sutra (Xinjing) -- Translations -- Stephen F Teiser / II3 -- Stephen H. West / 1I6 -- The Heart Sutra -- Michael A. Fuller / 118 -- Heart Stutra -- Stephen H. West / 121 -- Perspective on Readings of the Heart Stutra: The Perfection -- of Wisdom and the Fear of Buddhism -- Stephen F Teiser / I30 -- CHAPTER 5. ZijingfuFengxianyonghuai wu baizi -- (Du Fu, "Going from the Capital to Fengxian") -- Translation -- Stephen Owen / 146 -- What's in a Title? "Expressing My Feelings on Going from the Capital to Fengxian -- Prefecture: Five Hundred Characters" by Du Fu -- David R Knechtges / 149 -- Du Fu, "Song of My Cares en Route from the Capital to Fengxian" -- Lynn Struve / 160 -- The Crisis of Witnessing in Du Fu's "A Song of My Thoughts When Going -- from the Capital to Fengxian: Five Hundred Words" -- Waiyee Li / i65 -- Perspective on Readings of Du Fu, Zijingfu Fengxian yong huai wu bai zi -- Stephen Owen / 170 -- CHAPTER 6. Yingyingzhuan (Yuan Zhen, "Biography of Yingying") -- Translation -- Stephen Owen / I73 -- The Story of Yingying -- Pauline Yu / i82 -- Mixture of Genres and Motives for Fiction in 'Yingying's Story" -- WaiyeeLi / I85 -- On Yingying zhuan, by Yuan Zhen -- Katherine Carlitz / 192 -- Perspective on Readings of Yingying zhuan -- PeterBol / 198 -- CHAPTER 7. Bifaji (Jing Hao, "Notes on the Method for the Brush") -- Translation and Commentary -- Stephen H. West / 202 -- Bifaji -- Stephen Owen / 213 -- How To Read a Chinese Painting: Jing Hao's Bifaji -- Martin Powers / 219 -- Perspective on Readings of "The Record of the Method of the Brush" -- Willard Peterson / 236 -- GLOSSARY / 245 -- CHINESE TEXTS / 261 -- CONTRIBUTORS / 277 -- INDEX / 279.

0520216059 (alk. paper) 0520224663 (paper : alk. paper)


Humanities--China.
Books and reading--China.
Books--China--Reviews.

Z1003.5.C45 / .W39 2000

001.3/0951

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