Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

楚辞 (楚辭) Chǔ Cí

Chǔ Cí proper noun Chuci / Songs of Chu / Verses of Chu
Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国 , Concept: Book 书
Notes: Chuci is an ancient collection of poems, collected during Han by Liu Xiang 刘向 (76-5 BCE) but thought to be from the state of Chu 4th century BCE. A later commentary by Wang Yi 王逸 (?-158 CE) was added. Chuci contains the poem Lisao 離騷, Sorrow at Parting, by Qu Yuan 屈原 and poems by Song Yu 宋玉 (Idema and Haft, 1997, pp. 95-97).

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《此部》 Cǐ Radical 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 1