Chinese History and Literature: Collection of Studies by Jaroslav Průšek (auth.)

By Jaroslav Průšek (auth.)

The reviews contained during this quantity arose during the last thirty years. initially the variety of the fabrics I meant to incorporate in my choice was once a great deal wider. Publishing problems, although, have obliged me to curtail them to whatever below part the deliberate content material. at the beginning I meant to incorporate the entire experiences I meant will be of curiosity to readers and symbolize contributi­ ons nonetheless of a few importance for study during this area of Oriental scholarship. while the need arose to restrict the contents I gave choice to the perspective of thematic completeness instead of to what will be of curiosity to the overall reader. therefore during this quantity i've got constrained myself to 2 them­ atic fields only-Old chinese language literature and stories facing mediaeval storytellers' productions-hua-pen. i've got excluded the complete advanced of ancient reports and all stories with regards to the recent literature. i'm now getting ready, at the vital ancient subject on which i used to be engaged already within the interval of my experiences in Prague less than Prof. J. Bidlo, after which in 1928 until eventually 1930, with Prof. B. Karlgren in Sweden and Prof. G. Haloun in Halle, in Germany, a extra compendious learn during which i'm hoping to sum up the result of my examine, and that i additionally intend to post a quantity of chosen reviews facing the recent chinese language literature at a few later date.

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C. avec I'unification de la Chine, sous Ie regne de la dynastie Ch'in. L'authenticite du texte est admise meme par les auteurs, pourtant si critiques, du catalogue annexe aux Quatre Tresors des Lettres, Szu-k'u ch'1lan-shu, Shang wu yin-shukuan 1933, p. 2035. La tradition quiattribue l'oeuvre a Sun Wu, sujet du roi Ho Lii, est toutefois loin d'etre unanimementreconnue. Yeh Shih (6) situe la creation de l'oeuvre ala fin de la periode Ch'un-ch'iu ou au debut de l'epoque Chan-kuo. La fixation de la date exacte du livre exige nne analyse particuliere.

5b), are also recorded in the Chu-shu (see Chin-pen, I, p. 16a and p. 7b, respectively), but the corresponding passages differ so widely that the La-shih does not seem to have been the source in these cases. There may be no doubt, however, in the case which we have analysed above, that the present-day text of the Chu-shu is based on the La-shih, that is to say, it is a late forgery, the compiler of which freely changed the factual material found in the sources and added fabrications of his own.

This is even more obvious in those cases when the novel becomes the literature of the intellectual. In the 18th century a novel genre was created that influences even contemporary literature. Wu Ching-tzu wrote his Ju-lin wai-shih, "The Scholars," in which with the help of a large number of individual scenes, portraits, and sketches he tried to present a general characterization of an entire social group, the most important class in Chinese society, that is the scholars. His method was then copied extensively by writers at the turn of the 20th century.

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