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Wu Hung, 1945-
The art of the Yellow Springs : understanding Chinese tombs / Wu Hung
Alternate Title Understanding Chinese tombs
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  DS719 .W78 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Tombs -- China -- History
Sepulchral monuments -- China -- History
Grave goods -- China -- History
Architecture, Chinese
Art, Chinese
Cosmology, Chinese
Subject China -- Antiquities
Physical Description 272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-263) and index
Contents Introduction -- Ch. 1. Spatiality. From casket grave to chamber grave -- A tripartite universe -- Representing the soul -- Ch. 2. Materiality. Spirit articles -- Tomb figurines and the medium of representation -- The body : preservation and transformation --Ch. 3. Temporality. Cosmic/Mythic time -- "Lived objects" -- Historical narratives -- Journey -- Coda : portraying Chinese tombs -- References -- Works cited -- Acknowledgements -- Index

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