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Shina bungaku gaikan (A survey of Chinese literature). By Nagasawa Kikuya Tokyo: Gakuyūsha, 1951. 6, 295. - Shina bungaku gaisetsu (An outline of Chinese literature). By Aoki Masaru . Tokyo: Kōbundō, 1935; 2nd ed., 1952. 5, 242.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 March 2011

Glen W. Baxter
Harvard University
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1 Feifel, P. Eugen, Geschichte der chinesiscben Literatur und ibrer gedanklichen Grundlage (Monumenta Serica Monograph VII). Peking, 1945.Google Scholar

2 If the tz'u was a musical rather than strictly a poetic form, the same holds true in theory for the Shih ching. The tz'u, like the ancient shih, continued to be studied and practiced long after its exact musical nature became a matter of conjecture. The remaining texts are poetry and nothing else.