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Plaint, Lyricism, and the South

Ping Wang

in Southern Identity and Southern Estrangement in Medieval Chinese Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888139262
eISBN:
9789888313006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139262.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the female counterpart of Qu Yuan as mentioned in the important sixth century poetic treatise Shi pin, and argues that it is an amalgam of a number of loyal yet mistreated women ... More


Vittoria Colonna's Plaint of the Marchesa DI Pescara On the Passion of Christ

in Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226113982
eISBN:
9780226113975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113975.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A meditation on Christ's Passion, Vittoria Colonna's Plaint or prose lament was composed between 1539 and 1542, and probably originally as a letter to Ochino since there are first-person addresses in ... More


Evidence and Procedure: Calibrating the Mechanisms

Ashutosh Dayal Mathur

in Medieval Hindu Law: A Study of Post-Smrti Changes in Hindu Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195685589
eISBN:
9780199081578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685589.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In dharma śāstra texts, procedural law is discussed under ‘vyvahara matrka’. The law of evidence forms a part of this discussion. The sṃrtis of Nārada, Ḅrhaspati and Kātyāyana and the later digests ... More


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