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Festivals and songs of ancient China

Marcel Granet

Festivals and songs of ancient China

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Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shi jing.,
  • Chinese poetry -- History and criticism.,
  • Folklore -- China.,
  • Festivals -- China.,
  • China -- Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Marcel Granet.
    SeriesBroadway oriental library
    ContributionsEdwards, E. D. 1888-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16528656M

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By Marcel Granet. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 25 September Pub. location : Marcel Granet. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Granet, Marcel, Festivals and songs of ancient China.

Book Description. Granet’s original work delves deep into the religious and spiritual customs of ancient China by analysing their festivals and songs from the Book of Odes including the original Chinese script.

This translation, originally published inaimed to present Granet’s observations to a wider English readership by omitting the Chinese characters and providing an in-depth. History for Kids >> Ancient China The average person in Ancient China worked hard every day.

They worked long hours each day and didn't have weekends off. However, throughout the year there were a number of national festivals. Families would gather together during these times and celebrate. Many of these festivals are still celebrated in China. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t26b2fq9j Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner.

The Classic of Poetry, also Shijing or Shih-ching (Chinese: 詩經; pinyin: Shījīng), translated variously as the Book of Songs, Book of Odes or simply known as the Odes or Poetry (Chinese: 詩; pinyin: Shī), is the oldest existing collection of Chinese poetry, comprising works dating from the 11th to 7th centuries is one of the "Five Classics" traditionally said to have been Country: Zhou China.

out of 5 stars Granet's "Festivals and songs" Reviewed in the United States on This is one of the great early works on Chinese literature that still stands up to reading and re-reading.5/5. Chinese festivals are deeply rooted in popular tradition and despite China's many changes they remain firmly established as part of the country's vibrant culture.

Chinese Festivals introduces a representative selection of these celebrated traditions with full color illustrations, providing a flavor of the diversity and development of /5(3).

This book reminds me of the Ancient Greek Hesiod's Works and Days - a nearly contemporary work with The Book of Songs. A composite work of ancient Chinese peasants and poets, it harkens to a time of planting and the mankind's suffering due to nature's and the ruler's capricious ways/5.

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We also sell Chinese crafts, Chinese clothes and silk clothing. Top 5 biggest festivals in China The Most Popular Chinese Holidays and Festivals to see in China. - Duration: Sublime China 3, views. China Tourism - Ancient Fenghuang. China is listed among the four ancient civilization nations in the world.

Over years history has witnessed the creation of many Chinese traditional festivals. Chinese new year, Chinese mid-autumn festivals, dragon boat festival, many of them has a long history in China. (A girl is out in the open, hoping for a love-meeting with her beau, whom she dare not even mention by name; but he eludes her.) The reeds and rushes are very green, the white dew becomes hoar-frost; he whom I call “that man” is somewhere near the stream; I go up the stream after him, the road is difficult and long; I go down the stream after him, but he eludes me (by going) into the midst.

The Dragon dance is a famous image of China that is known throughout the world. Many anceint Still are strong in dailylife in china. These traditions include respecting elders and ancestor, avoiding shame and humiliation, sharing food after hard work, and finding peace in nature and joy in festivals.

China is a country with a long history of about 5, years. The culture of Ancient Chinese Festivals History rooted deeply in the people from the ancient times, and it thus shows its enormous vitality. In spite of the change of times, it has gradually become part of the heritage of the colorful Chinese culture.

The winter Solstice Festival or Dongzhi is one of the most celebrated traditional festivals for Chinese and Asian people. It always comes around December 22 in Gregorian calendar. The origin of winter solstice could be traced back to Yin and Young philosophy and balance in cosmos.

This is a non-fiction book on the Chinese festivals that are celebrated in China and the Chinese all over the world. I found it really easy to read but it was also incredibly informative as well because it gave all the essential details such as background and history, traditions, costumes, food, decorations and celebratory events as well as dates and how it is celebrated in different areas.4/5.

Important Chinese Festival Stories Put into Raps. Learn the stories behind the following Chinese Festivals: Chinese New Year -Dragon Boat Festival -Autumn Moon Festival. Summer Special: The Book of Songs. Book of Songs – How the Ancient Chinese Sang The Book of Songs (shi jing), an anthology of songs-turned-poems from 1, to B.C., compiled by the disciples of Confucius ( B.C.) at their master’s instruction, is the sine-qua-non to all aficionados of literature and poetry of ss and poignant, the Book of Songs glows as the.

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The Book of Songs is composed of three parts: Songs of the States (Guó Fēng 国风), subdivided into 15 sections, by state, and putatively containing songs sung by the general populace during the Zhōu 周 dynasty (period 4, roughly BC).

Beliefs and Customs of Ancient China; FESTIVALS AND SONGS OF AN- CIENT CHINA. By Marcel Granet. The Broadway Oriental Library.

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. $ China is a kingdom of festivals. A wide diversity of festivals of different nationalities have enriched and colorized the life of Chinese people.

Festivals are surely one important composition of China’s long history. These customs and festivals present people with vivid images of ancient Chinese life. By Han Dynasty, the main festivals in China had taken shape.

Festivals and Songs of Ancient China 作者: Marcel Granet 出版社: Martino Fine Books 译者: E. Edwards 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN:   Ancient Chinese Songs and Music.

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The festival is headed to 7 cities in China this year, up from 5 cities it toured in While top-tier. Book of Songs may refer to. Classic of Poetry, sometimes referred to as Book of Songs, an anthology of ancient Chinese poetry; Kitab al-Aghani, a collection of poems and songs by 10th-century Arab scholar Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani; Buch der Lieder, a collection of poems written by 19th-century German poet and writer Heinrich Heine; Book of Songs, a album by Sophie Koh.

Ancient Chinese (Zhou) classic, also known as the Book of Poetry, and the Book of Odes. Collection of verses on light and serious themes.

poems complied and edited after BCE. Some poems reflect conditions of the early Zhou dynasty, some have political implications because they recorded the illustrious deeds of heroic figures and ancient. In a story recorded in Zuo Zhuan (《左传》), the earliest annals in China, a woman vacillated between a gentle man and strong one.

She eventually chose the latter. And the Book of Songs (《诗经》), or Shi Jin, which recorded the ancient odes and songs in China, "beautiful white jade" and "flowers" were used to describe nice looking men.

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Music in Ancient China and The Search for the Sacred Yellow Bell Tone By Sundari Michaelian Ma The origins of music in Ancient China are lost to us now, but at least 3, years before the birth of Christ they already had a complex and fascinating philosophy of music.

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