Poetic Theory and Practice in the Ming and Qing Dynasties : Poetic theory and practice in the Ming and Qing
The Ming, and especially the Qing, witnessed the unprecedented spread of writing poetry among literate men and women in the history of imperial China. This episode introduces the influential theories of poets, such as Yuan Mei’s “native sensibility” (xingling), which promoted naturalness and personal expression over formal learning and ethical concerns, thus encouraging the common practice of poetry.
Fong, G., & Cai, Z. (2023, Feb 14). Poetic Theory and Practice in the Ming and Qing Dynasties: Poetic theory and practice in the Ming and Qing . In How to read Chinese poetry podcast. Hong Kong: Lingnan University. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/poetry_podcast/55/