|Before Confucius : studies in the creation of the Chinese classics|
|Author||Shaughnessy, Edward L., 1952-|
|Pub. Location||Albany, NY||Publisher||State University of New York Press|
|Date||1997||Phys. Desc.||ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Location||Reading Room||Call Number||PL2461.Z6 S46 1997|
|Before Confucius : studies in the creation of the Chinese classics / Edward L. Shaughnessy.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-245) and index.
Marriage, divorce and revolution : reading between the lines of the Book of changes -- "New" evidence on the Zhou conquest -- On the authenticity of the Bamboo annals -- The Duke of Zhou's retirement in the east and the beginnings of the minister-monarch debate in Chinese political philosophy -- The role of Grand Protector Shi in the consolidation of the Zhou conquest -- From liturgy to literature : the ritual contexts of the earliest poems in the Book of poetry -- The composition of "Qian" and "Kun" hexagrams of the Zhouyi -- How the poetess came to burn the royal chamber.