Chinese Poetry and Prophecy: The Written Oracle in East Asia
Focusing on oracular texts, Chinese Poetry and Prophecy examines the role of divination in Chinese culture, particularly in religious practice. Drawing on a dazzling array of ancient and modern sources, the author establishes the oracular sequence of important but obscure works in his celebrated engaging style.
This is the second posthumous work of Michel Strickmann to be to be edited by Bernard Faure for publication by Stanford University Press.
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