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The Literary Culture of the Liang (502-557) (Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph #63)
Harvard University Press, 9780674026025, 473pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2007
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The Liang dynasty is one of the most brilliant and creative periods in Chinese history. This title is devoted to contextualizing the literary culture of this era - not only the literary works themselves but also the physical process of literary production such as the copying and transmitting of texts.