Reforming the Way: The Palace and the Village in Daoist Paradise.

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TitleReforming the Way: The Palace and the Village in Daoist Paradise.
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWalker, N. R.
Date Published2013/03//
ISBN Number1045991X
KeywordsPARADISE, PEACH Blossom Spring (Poem), TAO, Qian, 365-427, TAOISM & art, TAOISM -- Doctrines, Taoist ethics, UTOPIAS
Abstract

The article discusses Daoist perspectives on the concept of paradise, focusing on Daoist ideas about how to access paradise through a consideration of the poem "Peach Blossom Spring," by Tao Qian. Topics addressed include Daoist ethics, the depiction of utopia in the poem, and artistic representations of the utopia described in the poem.

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