Voices of the Song Lyric in China

  INTRODUCTION

 collapse sectionONE—  DEFINING THE SONG LYRIC VOICE:  QUESTIONS OF GENRE
 expand sectionThe Formation of a Distinct Generic Identity for Tz'u
 expand sectionMeaning the Words:  The Genuine as a Value in the Tradition of the Song Lyric
 expand sectionSong Lyrics and the Canon:  A Look at Anthologies of Tz'u

 collapse sectionTWO—  MAN'S VOICE/WOMAN'S VOICE:  QUESTIONS OF GENDER
 expand sectionEngendering the Lyric:  Her Image and Voice in Song
 The Poetry of Li Ch'ing-chao:  A Woman Author and Women's Authorship
 expand sectionLiu Shih and Hsü Ts'an:  Feminine or Feminist?

 collapse sectionTHREE—  FROM VOICE TO TEXT:  QUESTIONS OF GENEALOGY
 expand sectionThe Problem of the Repute of Tz'u during the Northern Sung
 expand sectionContexts of the Song Lyric in Sung Times:  Communication Technology Social Change Morality
 expand sectionWang Kuo-wei's Song Lyrics in the Light of His Own Theories
 expand sectionMessages of Uncertain Origin:  The Textual Tradition of the Nan-T'ang erh-chu tz'u

  CONTRIBUTORS
 expand sectionGLOSSARY
 expand sectionBIBLIOGRAPHY
 expand sectionINDEX

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