6 edition of Lost Books of Medieval China (BRITL - Panizzi Lectures) found in the catalog.
November 20, 2000
by British Library
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||80|
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The books look at the "lost" books of China. Those that appear in Imperial bibliographies but don't survive in extant copies.
In the first lecture Dudbridge examines how these books were lost, repeated destruction of the Imperial library, and what the loss of these books was blamed on by the Chinese /5.
For years the state-run libraries of imperial China systematically assembled standard collections of books from the past and present. Although the collections themselves were lost through warfare and fire, the classified catalogues prepared by the Privy Director of Books were often used in compiling national bibliographies for the state-sponsored dynastic by: Even the contents of lost books can be sampled through quotations in medieval encyclopedias.\" \"These lectures discuss the dynamics of loss and survival; the role of the imperial state in manipulating book culture through classification and selective preservation; the significance of lost books as an index of superseded knowledge and values.
The Chinese bibliographic tradition can seem intimidatingly foreign to outsiders, with complexities and assumptions that differ from European textual traditions in unexpected ways.
Lost Books of Medieval China, a slender volume based on three Panizzi Lectures given at the British Library inis not a general introduction to this huge subject, but tackles Lost Books of Medieval China book specialised topic which makes a good entry.
These lectures discuss the dynamics of loss and survival; the role of the imperial state in manipulating book culture through classification and selective preservation; the significance of lost books as an index of superseded knowledge and values. Lost Books of Medieval China --Documenting the loss --Reconstruction: the case of Summary documents of three kingdoms --Classification: the case of The Four Gentlemen of Liang.
Series Title: Panizzi lectures, Responsibility: Glen Dudbridge. The Lost Books of Medieval China 作者: Glen Dudbridge 出版社: The British Library 出版年: 页数: 80 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Glen Dudbridge.
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