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Different genres, different ways of reading


Poetry exchanges along with epistolary writing contribute to social and personal intercourse. However, when would one choose to write a letter rather than a poem? And when would one prefer to send a pentasyllabic poem over a tetrasyllabic one? The analysis of cases from the Han, Wei and Jin dynasties helps distinguish these rather dissimilar means of communication at the time.
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halshs-01990852 , version 1 (23-01-2019)


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Marie Bizais. Different genres, different ways of reading: The case of affective markers in poems and letters. Association for Asian Studies New England Regional Conference, Association for Asian Studies, Oct 2008, Boston, United States. ⟨halshs-01990852⟩
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