By Zhixiong Yan, Lawrence C.H Yim
This ebook is the 1st English language examine of Qian Qianyi (1582-1664) - a poet and literary critic through the Ming-Qing dynastic transition. even supposing Qian’s works represent many of the maximum achievements in pre-modern chinese language lyric poetry, they've been principally understudied and are poorly understood. Qian used to be reputed for his personal aesthetic that modified the nature of overdue Ming and early Qing poetry. His identify, even though, used to be branded with infamy for his disloyalty to the Ming dynasty while it dissolved. for this reason, his works have been censored by means of the Qing court docket and feature been forgotten by way of so much critics until eventually lately. Lawrence C.H Yim makes a speciality of Qian’s poetic thought and perform, supplying a severe research of Qian’s conception of poetic-history (shishi) and a gaggle of poems from the Toubi ji. He additionally examines the function performed via historical past in early Qing verse, rethinking the character of loyalism and old reminiscence in seventeenth-century China. Poetry of the Ming-Qing transition is amazing through its show up ancient realization and the hassle and provides aspiring to present ancient occasions, an attempt characterised through the pathos of introspection and mourning for the past..This pathos interprets into what should be referred to as a poetics of Ming loyalism, exemplified and championed by means of, intriguingly, the later works of Qian Qianyi himself.
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60 Here the idea of shishi is tacitly reoriented in a loyalist poetic tradition. The ﬁrst part of this passage enumerates several noted poems by eminent Song loyalists, some of which attained the status of shishi in the poet’s lifetime, such as those by Wang Shuiyun 汪水雲 (1241–after 1317), and some of which gained the reputation of “unoﬃcial history” (yeshi 野史) shortly after publication, like those from Guyin 谷音 (Tunes of the Recluse).
40 Of the “six principles” (liuyi 六義) or “six arts” (liuyi 六藝) of traditional Chinese poetics, we can take, with the inevitable oversimpliﬁcation, three as concerning compositional technique, namely: “direct presentation” (fu 賦), “analogy” (bi 比), and “stimulus” (xing 興). 41 Suﬃce it to say, fu is predominantly descriptive and narrative, whereas bi and xing are manifestly imagistic and metaphorical, and potentially allegorical.
Wen had since become an icon of steadfast loyalty to the country and many Ming loyalists aspired to his example. Xie An saved the Eastern Jin by orchestrating the defeat of Fu Jian’s conquering army at the famous battle at Feishui. One particular detail of Xie’s life is alluded to here, that Xie was recalled to the imperial court only after a long, forced retirement. The hopeful undertone of this couplet is that, when the time comes, Qian would reemerge as a national leader, honored, for his sterling worth and faithful service, with the most prestigious oﬃcial post.