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Publisher Comments:

Aiming at offering an appreciation for the beauty of Chinese calligraphy, this book provides a general picture of the five kinds of scripts, namely seal script (zhuan), clerical script (li), regular script (kai), running script (xing) and cursive script (cao), each followed by some most notable works as illustrations.

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A general picture of the five kinds of scripts

Synopsis:

Aiming at offering an appreciation for the beauty of Chinese calligraphy, this book provides a general picture of the five kinds of scripts, namely seal script (zhuan), clerical script (li), regular script (kai), running script (xing) and cursive script (cao), each followed by some most notable works as illustrations.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Zhou Kexiandlt;/bandgt; graduated from the Mathematics department of Fudan University, Shanghai, China. He taught Riemannian geometry and began translating French literature in 1984.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781606521540
Author:
Kexi, Zhou
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association
Translator:
Lee, Yawtsong
Author:
Lee, Yawtsong
Author:
Zhou, Kexi
Subject:
Calligraphy, Chinese -- History.
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-Calligraphy
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Calligraphy; Chinese calligraphy; Chinese seal script; Chinese clerical script; Chinese running script; Chinese cursive script
Subject:
Calligraphy ; Chinese calligraphy ; Chinese seal script
Subject:
Chinese cursive script
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
Discovering China
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
84 color illus
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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"Synopsis" by , Aiming at offering an appreciation for the beauty of Chinese calligraphy, this book provides a general picture of the five kinds of scripts, namely seal script (zhuan), clerical script (li), regular script (kai), running script (xing) and cursive script (cao), each followed by some most notable works as illustrations.
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