Forthcoming Book on Chinese Poetic Culture

Mar 7, 2017 by

We are very pleased to announce that How to Read Chinese Poetry: Poetic Culture from Antiquity through the Tang has gone through peer review and is now in production at Columbia University Press. This book is the final product of the inaugural conference of our forum. It is also the last of the Columbia UP “triology” on how to read Chinese poetry. It is...

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Jonathan Chaves’s Contribution to an Awarded Book on Chinese Painting

Feb 24, 2017 by

The George Wittenborn Award for best art book of the year goes to 17th-Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection, edited by Stephen Little (Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Prestel, 2016). Our forum member, Jonathan Chaves authored one chapter of this volume, ” ‘Letters and Wine, Morning, Noon and Night:’ Literary Gatherings in...

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Jonathan Chaves’s New Book

Oct 5, 2016 by

WEN TONG (1019-1079) is considered the supreme master of bamboo painting in the history of Chinese art. According to his friend and admirer, Su Shi (Dongpo), the greatest poet of the Song Dynasty (960-1279), “When Wen Tong painted bamboo, he himself became bamboo!” Wen was a poet as well, and perhaps because of his fame as a painter, his poetry has...

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Jonathan Chaves’ New Article on Sleeplessness in Asian Poetry

Apr 2, 2016 by

Please click here to read a new article on English translation of East Asian poems. This beautiful essay on sleeplessness in East Asian poetry is written by our forum member, Professor Jonathan Chaves.  

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Zong-qi Cai’s New Book (Chinese Language)

May 27, 2015 by

《汉魏晋五言诗的演变——四种诗歌模式与自我呈现》 蔡宗齐  著,陈婧 译 本书是The Matrix of Lyric Transformation: Poetic Modes and Self-Presentation in Early Chinese Pentasyllabic Poetry (Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1997) 的中译本,收入北京大学出版社中国古代文体学研究丛书第四辑。...

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Nanxiu Qian’s New Book

May 19, 2015 by

Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui and the Era of Reform by Nanxiu Qian In 1898, Qing dynasty emperor Guangxu ordered a series of reforms to correct the political, economic, cultural, and educational weaknesses exposed by China’s defeat by Japan in the First Sino-Japanese War. The “Hundred Day’s Reform” has received...

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