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Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record: Sharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate

Steven Heine
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780199397778, 0199397775, 9780199397761, 0199397767
Summary
"This book provides an innovative, critical textual and literary analysis, in light of Song dynasty (960-11279) Chinese cultural and intellectual historical trends, of the Blue Cliff Record, the seminal Chan/Zen Buddhist collection of commentaries on one hundred gongan/koan cases long celebrated for its intricate and articulate interpretative methods"--
Contents
  • 1. Prolegomenon to a New Hermeneutic: On Being Uncertain About Uncertainty
  • 2. Entering the Dragon Gate: Textual Formation in Historical and Rhetorical Contexts
  • 3. Unintended Baggage? Part I: Yuanwu in His Own Write Vis-à-vis Xuedou
  • 4. Unintended Baggage? II: Yuanwu in His Own Write Vis-à-vis Dahui
  • 5. Sharpening a Sword: Case Studies of Representative Gongan
  • 6. Questions Are in the Answers: Enduring Legacy in Relation to Textual Controversies.
Description
xiii, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-336) and index.
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