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 collapse sectionEditorial Notes
 Classical Texts
 Weights and Measures
 Chinese Dynasties

 collapse sectionIntroduction:  The Rise of Chinese Travel Writing
 Early Chinese Travel Writing
 The Exilic Syndrome, Ancient Style Prose, and the Rise of the Lyric Travel Account
 Sung Travel Writing: "The Classification of Things" and the Perception of Universality
 collapse section1—  Ma Ti-po (n.d.) 
 From A Record of the Feng and Shan Sacrifices: The Supreme Mountain (A.D. 56)
 collapse section2—  Wang Hsi-chih (ca. 303–ca. 361) 
 Preface to Collected Poems from the Orchid Pavilion (353)
 collapse section3—  Lay Scholars of Hermitage Mountain (fl. ca. 400) 
 Preface and Poem on a Journey to Stone Gate (400)
 collapse section4—  Pao Chao (ca. 414–466) 
 A Letter to My Younger Sister from the Banks of Thunder Garrison (439)
 collapse section5—  Li Tao-Yüan (d. 527) 
 collapse sectionFrom The Guide to Waterways with Commentary
 Meng's Gate Mountain
 Lotus Mountain
 Three Gorges
 collapse section6—  Yang Hsüan-chih (fl. ca 528–547) 
 From The Temples of Lo-yang: The Bazaar of Lo-yang 88 (ca.547)
 collapse section7—  Hsüan-tsang (ca. 600–664) 
 From A Record of the Western Region: The Land of Baluka (646)
 collapse section8—  Wang Po (ca. 650–ca. 676) 
 Preface to Poems from the Pavilion of the Prince of T'eng (675)
 collapse section9—  Wang Wei (701–761) 
 A Letter from the Mountains to the "Cultivated Talent" P'ei Ti
 collapse section10—  Yüan Chieh (719–772) 
 The Right-hand Stream (ca. 764)
 The Winter Pavilion (766)
 My Own Terrace (767)
 collapse section11—  Han Yü (768–824) 
 The Pavilion of joyous Feasts (804)
 The I-ch'eng Station (819)
 collapse section12—  Li Ao (772–836) 
 Diary of My Coming to the South (809)
 collapse section13—  Po Chü-i (772–846) 
 The Cottage (817)
 Preface to Poems from the Cave of the Three Travelers (819)
 collapse section14—  Liu Tsung-yüan (773–819) 
 collapse sectionEight Pieces from Yung Prefecture (809–812)
 1. My First Excursion to West Mountain (809)
 2. Flatiron Pond (809)
 3. The Little Hill West of Flatiron Pond (809)
 4. To the Little Rock Pond West of the Little Hill
 5. Yüan Creek (812)
 6. Stony Brook (812)
 7. Rocky Stream (812)
 8. Little Rock Citadel (812)
 Preface to Poems from Dimwit's Stream (810)
 collapse section15—  Liu K'ai (947–1000) 
 Flat-Top Mountain (995)
 collapse section16—  Fan Chung-yen (989–1052) 
 The Pavilion of Yüeh-yang (1046)
 collapse section17—  Ou-yang Hsiu (1007–1072) 
 The Pavilion of the Old Drunkard (1046)
 The Pavilion of Joyful Abundance (1046)
 collapse section18—  Su Shun-ch'in (1008–1048) 
 The Temple of the Moon-in-the-Water at Grotto Mountain in Su-chou  (1048)
 collapse section19—  Wang An-shih (1021–1086) 
 The Mountain Where Hui-pao Meditated (1054)
 collapse section20—  Shen K'uo (1031–1095) 
 Geese Pond Mountain
 collapse section21—  Su Shih (1037–1101) 
 Red Cliff I (1082)
 Red Cliff II (1082)
 Stone Bells Mountain (1084)
 collapse sectionFrom Tung-p'o's Forest of Jottings
 Sandy Lake (1082)
 An Evening Stroll to the Temple That Receives the Heavenly (1083)
 An Account for Kuo of Our Visit to Mount White Water (1094)
 collapse section22—  Su Ch'e (1039–1112) 
 The Delightful Pavilion of Huang Prefecture (1083)
 collapse section23—  Ch'in Kuan (1049–1100) 
 Dragon Well I (1079)
 Dragon Well II (1079)
 collapse section24—  Lu Yu (1125–1210) 
 From A Journey into Shu: The Cave of the Three Travelers (1170)
 collapse section25—  Fan Ch'eng-ta (1126–1193) 
 From Diary of a Boat Trip to Wu: Eyebrows Mountain (1177)
 collapse section26—  Chu Hsi (1130–1200) 
 The Mountain a Hundred Chang High
 collapse section27—  Yeh-lü Ch'u-ts'ai (1189–1243) 
 From Record of a Journey to the West (1228)
 collapse section28—  Yüan Hao-wen (1190–1257) 
 A Trip to Chi-nan (1235)
 collapse section29—  Ma Ko (fl. ca. 1224–1239) 
 Dragon Mountain (1239)
 collapse section30—  Chou Mi (1232–1298) 
 From Recollections of Wu-lin: Observing the Tidal Bore (ca. 1280)
 collapse section31—  Teng Mu (1247–1306) 
 Snow Gorge Mountain (1293)
 collapse section32—  Sa-tu-la (Sa T'ien-hsi, ca. 1300-ca. 1380) 
 Dragon Gate
 collapse section33—  Sung Lien (1310–1381) 
 Bell Mountain (1361)
 collapse section34—  Liu Chi (1311–1375) 
 The Wind-in-the-Pines Pavilion I (1355)
 The Wind-in-the-Pines Pavilion II (1355)
 collapse section35—  Kao Ch'i (1336–1374) 
 Flat-Top Mountain (1362)
 collapse section36—  Chang Chü-cheng (1525–1582) 
 Transverse Mountain
 collapse section37—  Wang Shih-chen (1526–1590) 
 Chang's Cave
 collapse section38—  Yüan Hung-tao (1568–1610) 
 Tiger Hill (1597)
 Heaven's Eyes Mountain (1597)
 An Evening Stroll to the Six Bridges to Await the Moon (1597)
 collapse section39—  Ch'ien Ch'ien-i (1582–1664) 
 From Yellow Emperor Mountain (1642)
 collapse section40—  Hsü Hung-tsu (1586–1641) 
 collapse sectionFrom The Travel Diaries of Hsü Hsia-k'o (1613–1639)
 Terrace of Heaven Mountain (1613)
 Seven Stars Cavern (1637)
 collapse section41—  Chang Tai (ca. 1597–ca. 1679) 
 collapse sectionFrom Dreamlike Memories from the Studio of Contentment
 The Juniper in the Temple of Confucius
 An Inn in T'ai-an
 West Lake at the Midsummer Festival
 The Riverside Houses Along the Ch'in-Huai
 Romance at Twenty-Four Bridges
 The Yü Garden
 The Relic at King Asoka Temple
 collapse section42—  Ku Yen-wu (1613–1682) 
 Five Terraces Mountain
 collapse section43—  Chu I-tsun (1629–1709) 
 The Chin Temple (1666)
 collapse section44—  Shao Ch'ang-heng (1637–1707) 
 An Evening Stroll to Solitary Hill
 collapse section45—  K'ung Shang-jen (1648–1718) 
 Stone Gate Mountain (1678)
 collapse section46—  Tai Ming-shih (1653–1713) 
 Diary of a Journey North in the Year I-hai (1695)
 collapse section47—  Fang Pao (1668–1749) 
 Geese Pond Mountain (1743)
 collapse section48—  Yüan Mei (1716–1798) 
 Yellow Dragon Mountain (1782)
 Yellow Emperor Mountain (1783)
 The Cascade Pavilion at Gorge River Temple
 collapse section49—  Yün Ching (1757–1817) 
 Hermitage Mountain (1813)
 collapse section50—  Kung Tzu-chen (1792–1841) 
 Passing through Yang-chou Again in the Sixth Month of the Year Chi-hai (1839)

 collapse sectionNotes
 Introduction: The Rise of Chinese Travel Writing
 1— Ma Ti-po (n.d.)
 2— Wang Hsi-chih (ca. 303–ca. 361)
 3— Lay Scholars of Hermitage Mountain (fl. ca. 400)
 4— Pao Chao (ca. 414–466)
 5— Li Tao-Yüan (d. 527)
 6— Yang Hsüan-chih (fl. ca 528–547)
 7— Hsüan-tsang (ca. 600–664)
 8— Wang Po (ca. 650–ca. 676)
 9— Wang Wei (701–761)
 10— Yüan Chieh (719–772)
 11— Han Yü (768–824)
 12— Li Ao (772–836)
 13— Po Chü-i (772–846)
 14— Liu Tsung-yüan (773–819)
 15— Liu K'ai (947–1000)
 16— Fan Chung-yen (989–1052)
 17— Ou-yang Hsiu (1007–1072)
 18— Su Shun-ch'in (1008–1048)
 19— Wang An-shih (1021–1086)
 20— Shen K'uo (1031–1095)
 21— Su Shih (1037–1101)
 22— Su Ch'e (1039–1112)
 23— Ch'in Kuan (1049–1100)
 24— Lu Yu (1125–1210)
 25— Fan Ch'eng-ta (1126–1193)
 26— Chu Hsi (1130–1200)
 27— Yeh-lü Ch'u-ts'ai (1189–1243)
 28— Yüan Hao-wen (1190–1257)
 29— Ma Ko (fl. ca. 1224–1239)
 30— Chou Mi (1232–1298)
 31— Teng Mu (1247–1306)
 32— Sa-tu-la (Sa T'ien-hsi, ca. 1300-ca. 1380)
 33— Sung Lien (1310–1381)
 34— Liu Chi (1311–1375)
 35— Kao Ch'i (1336–1374)
 36— Chang Chü-cheng (1525–1582)
 37— Wang Shih-chen (1526–1590)
 38— Yüan Hung-tao (1568–1610)
 39— Ch'ien Ch'ien-i (1582–1664)
 40— Hsü Hung-tsu (1586–1641)
 41— Chang Tai (ca. 1597–ca. 1679)
 42— Ku Yen-wu (1613–1682)
 43— Chu I-tsun (1629–1709)
 44— Shao Ch'ang-heng (1637–1707)
 45— K'ung Shang-jen (1648–1718)
 46— Tai Ming-shih (1653–1713)
 47— Fang Pao (1668–1749)
 48— Yüan Mei (1716–1798)
 49— Yün Ching (1757–1817)
 50— Kung Tzu-chen (1792–1841)
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