Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The rise and development of Lunwenfu in successive dynasties

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Frontiers of Literary Studies in China

Lunwenfu 论文赋 (discussing literature in the style of fu) of successive dynasties is not only a prominent phenomenon in the history of fu 赋, but also an important aspect of ancient literature and art. The rise of Lunwenfu connects with the development of the literary form, while the production of this style goes together with the appearance of the fu exam in the imperial examination system (keju kaofu zhidu 科举考赋制度). From the writing theory of Lunwenfu, it can be found that the purport of which is that shi 诗 and fu have the same origin while wen 文 is used to give expression to the dao 道. As far as writing skills are concerned, the elaboration and description of literary theory coming from Lunwenfu connect with the depiction, the space structure and the zeitgeist particular to the art of fu. The authors chiefly write pianfu 骈赋 and lüfu 律赋 which enhance a reader’s sense of aesthetic appreciation.


Full text loading...


Data & Media loading...

Article metrics loading...



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Frontiers of Literary Studies in China — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation