By Li Zhi,Rivi Handler-Spitz,Pauline Lee,Haun Saussy,Pauline C. Lee
Translated for the 1st time into English, Li Zhi’s daring problem to confirmed doctrines will captivate someone fascinated about the origins of such subtly transgressive works because the sixteenth-century play The Peony Pavilion or the eighteenth-century novel Dream of the pink Chamber. In A ebook to Burn and a publication to maintain (Hidden), Li Zhi unseats approved principles approximately gender, questions the real id of history’s heroes and villains, and provides his personal readings of Confucius, Laozi, and the Buddha. keen on vibrant sentiment and sharp expression, Li Zhi made no contrast among low and high literary genres. He refused to help sanctioned principles approximately morality and wrote stinging social reviews. Li Zhi praised students who risked every little thing to show extortion and misrule. during this subtle translation, English-speaking readers come upon the simplest of his heterodox mind and important contribution to chinese language proposal and culture.
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A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden): Selected Writings (Translations from the Asian Classics) by Li Zhi,Rivi Handler-Spitz,Pauline Lee,Haun Saussy,Pauline C. Lee