2018/2019 School of Chinese Research Student Seminar
Wang Fuzhi’s Shijing Scholarship and Literary Thought
馮嘉怡 Fung Ka Yi
April 26 (Friday); 5:30-6:45pm
Rm730 Run Run Shaw Tower
During the Ming-Qing transition, Chinese literati and officials were deeply concerned about the social and political tensions of the country as well as their own future. As one of the Ming loyalists, Wang Fuzhi (1619-1692) was actively involved in the anti-Qing resistance movement at his early age. After the anti-Qing movement eventually failed, he devoted his life to study and aimed to promote the national spirit by writing works on history, philosophy and literature. Wang Fuzhi’s Shijing scholarship was one of his most significant achievements, crossing the boundaries between Confucian classics and literature studies. This talk will focus on Wang’s Shijing scholarship and literary thought by analyzing his literary theory and criticism. Also, comparison between Wang Fuzhi and another Shijing scholars will help to demonstrate the remarkable significance of Wang’s Shijing scholarship.
ALL ARE WELCOME!