Liu Tsung-yan and Intellectual Change in T'ang China, 773-819 (Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions)

  • Publish Date: 2006-11-02
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Jo-Shui Chen
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This is the first comprehensive study in a Western language of Liu Tsung-yan, one of the finest prose stylists China has ever produced. Liu was not only a leading writer of T'ang China (618-906) but also an important thinker of his time. Examining every major aspect of his life and thought, the book also discusses the relationship of his thought to mid-T'ang intellectual changes and offers a new interpretation of the origins of a key intellectual watershed, the rise of Neo-Confucianism in the eleventh century.



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