Chinese Poetry and Prophecy: The Written Oracle in East Asia

Chinese Poetry and Prophecy: The Written Oracle in East Asia

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Chinese Poetry and Prophecy: The Written Oracle in East Asia by Michel Strickmann

Focusing on oracular texts, Chinese Poetry and Prophecy examines the role of divination in Chinese culture, particularly in religious practice. Drawing on a dazzling array of ancient and modern sources, the author establishes the oracular sequence of important but obscure works in his celebrated engaging style.
This is the second posthumous work of Michel Strickmann to be to be edited by Bernard Faure for publication by Stanford University Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804743358
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2005
Series: Asian Religions and Cultures Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

The late Michel Strickmann was Professor of Chinese Religions at the University of California, Berkeley, and a world-renowned expert on Taoism and on Asian popular religion. Stanford University Press has also published his Chinese Magical Medicine (2002).

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