Love, Hatred, and Other Passions: Questions and Themes on Emotions in Chinese Civilization

Love, Hatred, and Other Passions: Questions and Themes on Emotions in Chinese Civilization

by Paolo Santangelo
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004155449

ISBN-13: 9789004155442

Pub. Date: 10/27/2006

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The volume is a collections of essays aiming to reconstruct the basic elements that compose the multifaceted discourse on emotions in traditional China. A number of well-known specialists reflect on some fundamental philosophical and linguistic concepts.  See more details below

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The volume is a collections of essays aiming to reconstruct the basic elements that compose the multifaceted discourse on emotions in traditional China. A number of well-known specialists reflect on some fundamental philosophical and linguistic concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004155442
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/27/2006
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction   Paolo Santangelo     1
Some Preliminary Questions
Emotion, Language and Literary Texts   Roberto Caterina     37
Why Are There Two 'Joy-like' 'Basic' Emotions in Chinese?: Semantic Theory and Empirical Findings   Zhengdao Ye     59
What Does it Mean to Feel 'Melancholic' in Imperial China?   Wolfgang Kubin     81
Making Sense of Signs: Emotions in Chinese Medical Texts   Angelika C. Messner     91
Philosophical Reflections
Xin as the Seat of Emotions in Confucian Self-cultivation   Andrew H. Plaks     113
Basic Emotion Terms in Warring States Texts: Sequences and Patterns   Ulrike Middendorf     126
The Meaning of qing in Texts from Guodian Tomb no. 1   Attilio Andreini     149
Emotion, Knowledge and the Reconfigured Self in the Tang-Song Transition   Curie Virag     166
The Production of Special Mental States within the Framework of Sexual Body Techniques- as Seen in the Mawangdui Medical Corpus   Rudolf Pfister     180
Emotional Vocabulary and Literature
Folly (Chi) in the Liaozhi Zhiyi   Frances Weightman     197
The Remarkable Woman in Pu Songling's Liaozhai zhiyi. A Theorization of qing   Keith McMahon     212
Elapse of Time and Seasons in DongjieyuanXixiangji   Kin Bunkyo (Kim Moon Kyong)     229
Emotion (qing) and Its Expression in Traditional Chinese Narrative and Chinese Lyrics   Jianyu Zhou     241
Liangyou huabao: How to Appeal Readership. Strategies of Friendliness in a Shanghai Journal of the Thirties   Stefania Stafutti     253
Some Representations of Love and Other Positive Postures
Passion and Personhood in Yingying zhuan, Xixiang ji and Jiao hong ji   Katherine Carlitz     273
Sons and Mothers: The Social Construction of Filial Piety in Late-Imperial China   Maram Epstein     285
Ai versus xiao: the Expression of Love in the Novel Jinghua yuan. A Preliminary Approach   Donatella Guida     301
Miss Emotion: Women, Books and Culture in Seventeenth   Century Jiangnan   Daria Berg     314
Some Remarks on Deviant Love and Violence in Three Modern Chinese Decadent Plays   Marian Galik     331
Anger and Hatred, and Aggressive-Repulsive Attitudes
Between Ideology and Rationality: Rage under the Han   Licia Di Giacinto     345
The Avenger's Coldness: On the Emotional Condition of Revenge as Represented in Pre-modern Chinese Fictional Narrative   Roland Altenburger     356
Is Anger a Component of Despotism? Discussion on Zhu Yuanzhang's Wrath   Ma Li      370
The Language of Anger and Shame in Juridical Sources: Further Considerations on Women Suicides in 18th Century China   Paola Paderni     382
Some Conclusive Remarks on the Examination of Different Sources: The Analysis of Non-literary Documents (Moralistic and Judicial Materials)   Paolo Santangelo     394

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