Ancient and Early Medieval Chinese Literature by David R. Knechtges (Editor); Taiping Chang (Volume Editor)
Call Number: Jones Ref PL2265 .A63 2010 pt.2-4
Publication Date: 2010-09-10
At last here is the long-awaited, first Western-language reference guide focusing exclusively on Chinese literature from ca. 700 B.C.E. to the early seventh century C.E. Alphabetically organized, it contains no less than 1095 entries on major and minor writers, literary forms and "schools," and important Chinese literary terms. In addition to providing authoritative information about each subject, the compilers have taken meticulous care to include detailed, up-to-date bibliographies and source information. The reader will find it a treasure-trove of historical accounts, especially when browsing through the biographies of authors. Indispensable for scholars and students of pre-modern Chinese literature, history, and thought. Part One contains A to R.