This book is a study of the poetry of Huang Zunxian, the nineteenth century Chinese writer.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Chinese History, Literature and Institutions Series
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of Contents
Preface; Part I. Biography: 1. The poet as a young man; 2. Huang, the diplomat; 3. Reform and reaction; Part II. Criticism: 4. The theory of the Poetic Revolution; 5. The practice of revolution; 6. Traditional themes; 7. Foreign climes; 8. The brave new world; 9. The development of Huang Zunxian's satire; 10. The late satirical poetry; 11. Huang Zunxian and modern science; 12. Quatrains of 1899; 13. Fin de siècle; Part III. Translations: 14. Early verse (ca. 1864–1868); 15. The growing talent (1868–1877); 16. Tokyo (1877–1882); 17. San Francisco (1882–1885); 18. Return to China (1885–1890); 19. The empire on which the sun never sets (1890–1892); 20. Singapore (1891–1894); 21. War and reform (1894–1899); 22. Retirement (1899–1905); Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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