Ou-Yang Hsiu
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Ou-Yang Hsiu An Eleventh-Century Neo-Confucianist by James T. Liu

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Published by Stanford Univ Pr .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11275116M
ISBN 100804702624
ISBN 109780804702621

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  The book is a literary study of one of the greatest of Chinese writers, Ou-yang Hsiu. He was a major writer in each of several genres: prose, poetry, rhapsodies, and tz'u 'songs'. The striking diversity of his work presents an opportunity to investigate how one man's literary talent is Pages: The only book-length study of Ou-yang in English is James T. C. Liu, Ou-yang Hsiu: An Eleventh-century Neo-Confucianist (). While its treatment of Ou-yang as a writer is disappointing, it is a well-balanced critical biography providing thoughtful reconsideration of Ou-yang's many-sided achievements as a statesman, historian, and thinker. This book, which is a revised version of the author's Ou-yang Hsiu ti chih-hsueh yu ts'ung-cheng () sets out to close this gap. Professor Liu begins with a brief but valuable description of the historical setting and the new forms of society and culture against which the work of Ou-yang Hsiu has to be seen to be fully appreciated. Ou-Yang Hsiu – Tony Barnstone Ouyang Xiu is considered to be a prime example of the Chinese ideal of the multifaceted scholar official, equivalent to the Western ideal of the Renaissance man He is the author of a set of commentaries on poetics titled Mr.

The book is a literary study of one of the greatest of Chinese writers, Ou-yang Hsiu. He was a major writer in each of several genres: prose, poetry, rhapsodies, and tz'u 'songs'. The striking diversity of his work presents an opportunity to investigate how one man's literary talent is manifested in different genres.   OU-YANG HSIU. a.d. [A leading statesman, historian, poet, and essayist of the Sung dynasty. His tablet is to be found in the Confucian temple; an honour reserved for those alone who have contributed towards the elucidation or dissemination of Confucian truth.]. Ou-Yang Hsiu (second name, Yung-shu). Born in Luling (present-day Chi-an, Kiangsi Province); died Chinese writer. Representative of classical prose and one of the “eight great masters of the T’ang and Sung dynasties” (seventh through 13th centuries). Ou-yang Hsiu held high government posts. He attacked the formalistic “parallel style.   Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Liu, Tse-chien, James, Ou-yang Hsiu. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, (OCoLC)   A book of luminous things: an international anthology of poetry Item Preview remove-circle Fisherman / Ou Yang Hsiu -- Old fisherman / Liu Tsung-Yüan -- Magnolia basin / Wang Wei -- The moment. Cavalry crossing a ford / Walt Whitman -- The mason / Aloysius Bertrand Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on June Pages: Ouyang Xiu, Wade-Giles romanization Ou-yang Hsiu, courtesy name (zi) Yongshu, literary name (hao) Zuiweng, or Liuyi Jushi, (born , Mianyang, Sichuan province, China—died , Yingzhou [now Fuyang], Anhui province), Chinese poet, historian, and statesman of the Song dynasty who reintroduced the simple “ ancient style” in Chinese literature and sought to reform Chinese political life. Wing-tsit Chan (Chinese: 陳榮捷; 18 August – 12 August ) was a Chinese scholar and professor best known for his studies of Chinese philosophy and his translations of Chinese philosophical texts. Chan was born in China in and went to the United States in , earning a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Chan taught at Dartmouth College and Chatham University for most of Born: 18 August , Kaiping, Guangdong Province, .