Daoist Philosophy and Literati Writings in Late Imperial China
A Case Study of the Story of the Stone
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Chinese University Press, The|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $55.00|
| Book Description: |
This volume first explores the transformation of Chinese Daoism in late imperial period through the writings of prominent literati scholars of the period. In such a cultural context it then launches an in-depth investigation into the Daoist dimensions of the Chinese narrative masterpiece, The Story of the Stone: the inscriptions of Quanzhen Daoism in the infrastructure of its religious framework, the ideological ramifications of the Daoist concepts of chaos, purity, and the...