Immortals, Festivals, and Poetry in Medieval China

1st Edition

Donald Holzman

Published May 23, 2019
Reference - 335 Pages
ISBN 9781138386754 - CAT# K399028
Series: Routledge Revivals

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy


Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!


First published in 1998, the papers in this second volume by Donald Holzman are concerned with the themes of religion and poetry and song in early medieval China. Religion is to the fore in the first two sections, dealing with Daoist immortals and their cult, as reflected in poetic works of the first three centuries ad, with songs used in religious ceremonies, and with the origins and history of the cold food festival. The last group of articles includes a major study of the poems of Ji Kang (223-262) as well as other poetry of the 4th-5th centuries, and an analysis of the changing image of the merchant from the 4th to the 9th centuries.


We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title