THE ELEGANT LIFE OF THE CHINESE LITERATI
The first complete translation of the early 17th century Chinese scholar Wen Zhenheng's guide to good taste in late Ming Dynasty China. This translation presents the entirety of Wen's Treatise on Superfluous Things, his description of how the gentleman scholar can order his establishment so as to achieve harmony and elegance. Fully illustrated in color.
Publisher: Shanghai Press
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 3746526