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ERIC Number: EJ440223
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
The Feminine Turn of Rhetoric in Chinese Literature.
Wai-Yee, Li
International Journal of Social Education, v6 n1 p17-41 Spr 1991
Discusses fu, a flowery form of rhetorical writing developed in China during the Han Dynasty. Provides historical background and criticisms of the genre. Emphasizes the feminine principle of fu rhetoric with its resort to pleasure, ornamentation, and flattery. Argues that what is considered love poetry was actually political allegory. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China