Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry 9780824856557

Chinese prose poetry today is engaged with a series of questions that are fundamental to the modern Chinese language: Wh

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Recite and Refuse: Contemporary Chinese Prose Poetry
 9780824856557

Table of contents :
Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter One. What Is a Chinese Prose Poem?
Chapter Two. What Is the Tradition of Chinese Prose Poetry?
Chapter Three. Orthodox Prose Poetry: Ke Lan and Guo Feng
Chapter Four. Semi-Orthodox Prose Poetry: Liu Zaifu
Chapter Five. Unorthodox Prose Poetry: Ouyang Jianghe and Xi Chuan
Afterword: Summoning, Socialism, Prose
Appendix: “Hanging Coffin”
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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