Table of contents for The social circulation of poetry in the mid-Northern Song : emotional energy and literati self-cultivation / Colin S. C. Hawes.

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Acknowledgments									i
Introduction		Poetry and Energy Circulation			1
Chapter One		Poetry as Political & Social Criticism		14
Chapter Two	Poetry as a Game						40
Chapter Three	Poetry and Relationship Building			69
Chapter Four	Poetry as Therapy					110
Chapter Five	Poems Promoting Ancient Culture			144
Chapter Six		Poetry as Humanization of Nature			173
Concluding Remarks								202
Endnotes										205
Glossary										264
Bibliography									267

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Chinese poetry -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- History and criticism.
Social interaction -- Poetry.
Friendship -- Poetry.