Was there ever such a concept as “Buddhist poetry” in the medieval Chinese world, widely considered to be the golden age of classical Chinese poetry? My latest article, just published […]
This Saturday, I will be presenting at the Western Branch meeting of the American Oriental Society. Western Branch always feels like going home, since it has evolved into a forum for […]
On Language Log, one of the blogs I follow with great interest, there has been some good discussions of what is meant by “philology,” on Paul de Man’s appropriation of […]
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Sinology can be defined as the philological study of classical Chinese texts, and therefore the theory and history of philology is of the utmost importance to the budding Sinologist. A […]