From syntactic to structural pi-hsing : an important link between The Shih Ching and the "Nineteen Old Poems"

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In this article I propose to compare the two lyrical traditions, examining poetic structure, the presentation of external and internal worlds, and the mode of esthetic respones. It is hoped that these comparative analyses will shed new light on the intrinsic relationship between the early four-character-line verse represented by the Shih Ching and the five-character-line verse such as those in the "Nineteen Old Poems".
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages35
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSelected papers in Asian studies (new series)
PublisherWestern Conference pf the Association for Asian Studies


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