CONFRONTING THE PAST: JIN SHENGTAN’S COMMENTARIES ON DU FU’S POEMS

@inproceedings{Hao2011CONFRONTINGTP,
  title={CONFRONTING THE PAST: JIN SHENGTAN’S COMMENTARIES ON DU FU’S POEMS},
  author={Ji Gong Hao},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract This study aims to demonstrate a nuanced and complex version of Jin Shengtan’s (1608-61) interpretation of Du Fu’s (712-70) poetry and examine how he maneuvers the self into a dialogue with the hermeneutic past. As a well-known critic in the seventeenth-century China, Jin Shengtan distinguishes himself through his innovative reading strategies (especially application of the fenjie approach) as well as strong attack on a common claim in previous hermeneutics about inexplicable nature of… CONTINUE READING