Taoism and its Influence on the Arts of China

  • Published 2008

Abstract

Much as Christianity has informed the development of the arts in the West thematically as well as compositionally, Taoism, one of the key philosophical systems to emerge out of China in the sixth or fifth century BCE, has left its stamp on Chinese art, literature and music. Leading translator of Asian spiritual literature, Thomas Cleary, pays tribute to the… (More)

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