The Southern Garden Poetry Society
Literary Culture and Social Memory in Guangdong
||Honey, David B.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Chinese University Press, The|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $45.00|
| Book Description: |
What has traditionally been the main matter explored by Cantonese literati? Oceanic elements and riparian scenes contrasted with rock formations; a love for the exotic, especially local plants, products, and lore; Daoist transcendentalism; and a fierce pride in being culturally authentic Chinese.
The Southern Garden Poetry Society in Guangzhou was the only major literary club in Chinese history to be periodically reconvened over the Ming, Qing, and Republican eras. Beginning...