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Taoism and East Asian Literary Theories: Chuang Tzuis Theory of Selflessness and the Poetics of Self-effacement

Taoism and East Asian Literary Theories: Chuang Tzuis Theory of Selflessness and the Poetics of... This article examines several East Asian literary theories that emphasize self-effacement, self-abandonment, and self-surrender and explores Chuang Tzu's ideas of self-forgetting or selflessness as part of the philosophical background of the theories. Examples are drawn from the works of Ssu-K'ung T'u, Yi Kyu-bo, Yi I, Yi Sang-jong, Zeami, Matsuo Basho, and Wang Fu-chih. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Korean Studies University of Hawai'I Press

Taoism and East Asian Literary Theories: Chuang Tzuis Theory of Selflessness and the Poetics of Self-effacement

Korean Studies , Volume 26 (2) – Dec 3, 2002

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Abstract

This article examines several East Asian literary theories that emphasize self-effacement, self-abandonment, and self-surrender and explores Chuang Tzu's ideas of self-forgetting or selflessness as part of the philosophical background of the theories. Examples are drawn from the works of Ssu-K'ung T'u, Yi Kyu-bo, Yi I, Yi Sang-jong, Zeami, Matsuo Basho, and Wang Fu-chih.

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Korean StudiesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Dec 3, 2002

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