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Title Zen Buddhist rhetoric in China, Korea, and Japan / edited by Christoph Anderl.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012.

Series Conceptual history and Chinese linguistics, 2210-2884 ; v. 3.
Conceptual history and Chinese linguistics ; v. 3. 2210-2884.
Subject Chinese language -- Rhetoric.
Chinese language -- History.
Buddhism and literature -- China.
Buddhism and literature -- Korea.
Buddhism and literature -- Japan.
Alt Name Anderl, Christoph.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 473 pages) : illustrations.
Note "The papers included in this volume are originally based on presentations given at a conference on Zen Buddhist rhetoric in the autumn of 2008 in Norway."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Zen Buddhist Rhetoric in China, Korea, and Japan; Copyright Page; CHÁN RHETORIC IN ROSENDAL; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; CHRISTOPH ANDERL:Chán Rhetoric: An Introduction; JENS BRAARVIG:Rhetoric of Emptiness; BART DESSEIN:'Thus Have I Heard' and Other Claims to Authenticity:Development of Rhetorical Devices in the Sarvāstivāda; CHRISTOPH HARBSMEIER:Reading the One Hundred Parables Sūtra:; CHRISTOPH ANDERL:Coming to Terms with Terms: The Rhetorical Function ofTechnical Terms in Chán Buddhist Texts
HALVOR EIFRING:Beyond Perfection: The Rhetoric of Chán Poetry in Wáng Wéi's Wang Stream CollectionCHRISTIAN WITTERN:Some Preliminary Remarks to a Study of Rhetorical Devices in Chán Yul ù Encounter Dialogues; WILLIAM M. BODIFORD:The Rhetoric of Chinese Language in Japanese Zen; STEVEN HEINE: Dōgen's Appropriation of Chinese Chán Sources: Sectarian and Non-Sectarian Rhetorical Perspectives; ROBERT BUSWELL: Pojo Chinul and Kanhwa Sŏn: Reconciling theLanguage of Moderate and Radical Subitism; JÖRG PLASSEN:From Apologetics to Subversion: Some Initial Observations on Sŏlcham's Chodong owi yohae
JONGMYUNG KIM: Hyujŏng's Sŏn'ga kwigam and its Historical Setting and Soteriological StrategiesVLADIMIR TIKHONOV: Manhae Han Yongun's Attempt at Producing an All-InclusiveModern Buddhist Compendium -- Pulgyo Taejŏn; THERESE SOLLIEN: Sermons by Xū Yún -- A Special Transmission Within the Scriptures; INDEX
Summary Through a diachronic and comparative approach this book offers a comprehensive study of Zen Buddhist linguistic and rhetoric devices in China, Korea, and Japan. It draws a vivid picture of the complexity of Zen Buddhist literary production in interaction with doctrinal and ritual issues, as well as in response to the sociopolitical contexts.
ISBN 9789004206281 (electronic bk.)
9004206280 (electronic bk.)
9004185569 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004185562 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004185562 (hardback alk. paper)
OCLC # 774290154
Additional Format Print version: Zen Buddhist rhetoric in China, Korea, and Japan. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012 (DLC) 2011040930.