Limited Views: Essays on Ideas and Letters

Limited Views Essays on Ideas and Letters This translation of pieces from Qian Zhongshu s Guanzhui bian Limited Views makes available for the first time in English a representative selection from Qian s massive four volume collection of es

  • Title: Limited Views: Essays on Ideas and Letters
  • Author: Qian Zhongshu
  • ISBN: 9780674534117
  • Page: 143
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This translation of 65 pieces from Qian Zhongshu s Guanzhui bian Limited Views makes available for the first time in English a representative selection from Qian s massive four volume collection of essays and reading notes on the classics of early Chinese literature Qian Zhongshu b.1910 is arguably contemporary China s foremost man of letters, and Limited Views is recThis translation of 65 pieces from Qian Zhongshu s Guanzhui bian Limited Views makes available for the first time in English a representative selection from Qian s massive four volume collection of essays and reading notes on the classics of early Chinese literature Qian Zhongshu b.1910 is arguably contemporary China s foremost man of letters, and Limited Views is recognized as the culmination of his study of literature in both the Chinese and the Western traditions.

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    1. Wonderfully satirical and deeply profound, both about religious professionals (applicable to any tradition) and the art of communication through resonance. Favorite bit was the recently-converted-to-Catholicism-Turk's response to being chastised for eating meat on Friday. Seems like a great parallel for most of the absurdity that goes on in conservative theology.

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