The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun

The Resurrected Skeleton: From Zhuangzi to Lu Xun

The Chinese philosopher Zhuangzi (369–286 B.C.E.) encountered a skull that later in a dream praises the pleasures of death over the toil of living. This anecdote became popular with poets in the second and third centuries and found renewed significance with the founders of Quanzhen Daoism. These philosophers turned the skull into a skeleton, a metonym for death and a symbol of the refusal of enlightenment. Popular throughout the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) and reenvisioned… (more)

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Publisher: Columbia University Press (February 25, 2014)

Collection: Translations from the Asian Classics

Parent ISBN: 9780231165044

Language: English


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