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Authorship, editorship, and commentatorship of the "Zhuangzi", with an illustration of the "Qiwulun" chapter (China) 1 edition

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Authorship, editorship, and commentatorship of the "Zhuangzi", with an illustration of the "Qiwulun" chapter (China).

Published 2006 .
Written in English.

About the Book

This dissertation offers a hermeneutic reading of the Zhuangzi , with special attention paid to its historical development from its inception through to the Wei-Jin period. Several lines of interpretation are undertaken using existing scholarship to place the text more resolutely in history. Following the historical investigation, the dissertation focuses on an original reading of the Tang dynasty work, "Phonetic and Explanatory Notes on the Classics" (Jingdian Shiwen) by Lu Deming (ca. 550-630). The methodology employed is as follows: section one is concerned with textual dating and division; section two with commentatorship; section three is a translation and analysis of Lu Deming's phonetic and explanatory glosses to the "Qiwulun" chapter of the Zhuangzi. Through this study, the reader shall gain a clearer historical understanding of the text and a linguistic rendering that holds true to the original intention of the text.

Edition Notes

Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 44-06, page: 2553.

Thesis (M.A.)--University of Toronto, 2006.

Electronic version licensed for access by U. of T. users.

ROBARTS MICROTEXT copy on microfiche.

The Physical Object

Pagination
99 leaves.
Number of pages
99

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL19214872M
ISBN 13
9780494161142

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