volume 40, issue 1, P123-142 2013
DOI: 10.1163/15406253-04001009
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Eva Kit Wah Man

Abstract: This study analyzes Kierkegaard’s theory of authorship from a comparative perspective, by using Liu Xie’s Chinese literary criticism in Wenxin Diaolong as a comparative model. It examines the meaning of an author of literature writing, the spiritual, the aesthetic dimensions and the creative force of compositional literary writing, and finally the goal of writing, as elaborated by these two authors. In Kierkegaard’s sense, the quality of writing is mainly tied up with the religious mi…

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