|Wenzhang bianti xushuo 文章辨體序說|
|Wenzhang bianti xushuo 文章辨體序說 / Wu Na zhu ; Yu Beishan jiaodian 吳訥著 ; 于北山校點. Wenti mingbian xushuo 文體明辨序說 / Xu Shizeng zhu ; Luo Genze jiaodian 徐師曾著 ; 羅根澤校點.|
Bibliographies: p. 60-63; p. 174-177.
Title: Wenti mingbian xushuo 文體明辨序說.
Work 1. Wu Na (Nuo 訥) has written a brief preface (xushuo) to each section, in which he discusses the meaning and historical evolution of each form of writing ... constitute a kind of literary theory ... demonstrate a standard of judgement, but also evaluate the meaning of each type of writing in the entire history of Chinese literature. Modern scholars consider them the most important part of the anthology. -- Cf. Indiana Companion to Traditional Chinese Literature, p. 888-889. Also: ... the admirably concise definitions..could well serve as a dictionary of classical literary terms. (Cf. Indiana Companion p. 893-894).