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indexed-inwork:宋史宋史·志第一百六十二 艺文八》:刘勰《文心雕龙》十卷
    juan-size 10宋史·志第一百六十二 艺文八》:刘勰《文心雕龙》十卷
    stated-category 文史
The Literary Mind and the Carving of Dragons (文心雕龙 Wén Xīn Diāo Lóng) is a 5th century work on Chinese literary aesthetics by Liu Xie, composed in fifty chapters (篇) according to the principles of numerology and divination found in the Book of Changes or I Ching. The work also draws on and argues against the 3rd century author Lu Ji's work the Wen fu文赋 ("On Literature"). Liu Xie wished to give a complete and internally consistent account of literature. One of his ideas is that affections are the medium of literature, and language merely the product.

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