The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons Full-text Database: an Introduction

Li Wang
2017 LCM - La Collana / The Series  
Liu Xie's Wenxin diaolong (The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons) is China's first systematic and monumental work on literary theory and criticism, still standing as a milestone in the field. In April 2000, the "Zhenjiang Wenxin diaolong Data Center" was established in the Zhenjiang City Library. The Data Center actively collects research papers and monographs about Liu Xie's masterpiece, from various periods. To date, the Center has already collected more than 3500 papers. This paper is
more » ... pers. This paper is based on the electronic database of the Wenxin diaolong and illustrates the varieties and the number of papers collected from 1909 to 2006. The aim of this paper is to show the branching development of the critical studies on the Wenxin diaolong.
doi:10.7359/825-2017-wang fatcat:vr44nlzukzchff2xkmxrzy3soy