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Fuehrer, Bernhard (2015) 'Sima Qian as a Reader of Master Kong's Utterances.' In: van Ess, Hans, Lomová, Olga and Schaab-Hanke, Dorothee, (eds.), Views from Within, Views from Beyond: Approaches to the Shiji as an Early Work of Historiography. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 9-30. (Lun Wen - Studien zur Geistesgeschichte und Literatur in China)

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Based on selected passages from the Shiji (Records of the Scribes) this paper attempts to shed light on Sima Qian's readings of the utterances of Confucius in the wider context of the early reception history of the Lunyu (Analects). It understands the records and interpretations transmitted in the Shiji as a widely overlooked early hermeneutical attempt to contextualise and clarify the meaning of statements attributed bu Master Kong.

Item Type: Book Chapters
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia
ISBN: 9783447104760
Copyright Statement: © Otto Harrassowitz GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden 2015. This is the published version of record. For information on re-use, please refer to the publishers terms and conditions
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Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2015 15:39

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