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Author Geaney, Jane, author.

Title Language as bodily practice in early China : a Chinese grammatology / Jane Geaney.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 309 pages).
Series SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture
SUNY series in Chinese philosophy and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Discounting the language crisis in early China -- The crisis of blockage: accessing and transmitting obscure things -- The crisis of blockage: why not language and reality? -- The prescriptive crisis: nomenclature, not system -- The prescriptive crisis: naming and distinguishing -- The prescriptive crisis: correcting names without performing rules -- Understanding early Chinese conceptions of speech and names -- Successful communication: getting the Yi and becoming Tong -- Ritual versus Li as the visible complement of sound -- Zhengming and Li as the visible complement of sound -- Embodied Zhengming: how we are influenced by seeing and hearing -- Separating Lunyu 12.11 from Zhengming -- Glossary of terms with aural or visual associations.
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Subject Chinese language -- Philosophy -- History.
Language and culture -- China -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Geaney, Jane. Language as bodily practice in early China. Albany, NY : State University of New York, 2018 9781438468617 (DLC) 2017015618
ISBN 9781438468624 (electronic book)
1438468628 (electronic book)
9781438468617 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)