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Contents 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 Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Chinese poetry -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- History and criticism.
Social interaction -- Poetry.
Friendship -- Poetry.