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Martin Kern

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Books

Forthcoming

  • Wenben yu wenhua jiyi: Zaoqi Zhongguo de shuxie, yishi he shige yanjiu 文本與文化記憶:早期中國的書寫、儀式和詩歌研究 [Text and Cultural Memory: Studies in Early Chinese Writing, Ritual, and Poetry]. Beijing: Sanlian Publishers.

  • Qin Shihuang shike: zaoqi Zhongguo de wenben yu yishi 秦始皇石刻:早期中國帝國表現中的文本與儀式 [Chinese translation of The Stele Inscriptions of Ch’in Shih-huang: Text and Ritual in Early Chinese Political Representation]. Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe.

  • Shiji xue yu shijie hanxue xubian 史記學與世界漢學續編 [Essays in Shiji Studies and World Sinology, Second Series], ed. Lee Chi-hsiang 李紀祥 and Martin Kern. Taipei: Tangshan chubanshe.

  • Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China, ed. Yuri Pines, Paul Rakita Goldin, and Martin Kern. Leiden: Brill.

2009

  • Statecraft and Classical Learning: The Rituals of Zhou in East Asian History, ed. Benjamin A. Elman and Martin Kern. Leiden: Brill, 2009.

2005

  • Text and Ritual in Early China, ed. Martin Kern. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. Paperback edition 2008.

2000

  • The Stele Inscriptions of Ch’in Shih-huang: Text and Ritual in Early Chinese Imperial Representation. New Haven: American Oriental Society, 2000.

1997

  • Die Hymnen der chinesischen Staatsopfer: Literatur und Ritual in der politischen Repräsentation von der Han-Zeit bis zu den Sechs Dynastien [The Hymns of the Chinese State Sacrifices: Literature and Ritual in Political Representation from Han Times to the Six Dynasties]. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1997.

1994

  • Zum Topos „Zimtbaum“ in der chinesischen Literatur: Rhetorische Funktion und poetischer Eigenwert des Naturbildes kuei [The Topos of the “Cinnamon Tree” in Chinese Literature: Rhetorical Function and Poetic Value of the Nature Image gui]. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 1994.

 

Articles and Book Chapters

Forthcoming

  • “Kongzi as Author in the Han.” In The Analects Revisited: New Perspectives on the Dating of a Classic, ed. Michael Hunter, Martin Kern, and Oliver Weingarten.

    “Rentong yu fangfa: shenme shi guoji Hanxue?” 認同與方法:什麼是國際漢學 [Identity and Method: What is International Sinology?]. Guoji Hanxue yanjiu tongxun 國際漢學研究通訊 [Newsletter on Research in International Sinology].

  • “‘Yaodian’: Ciling yu wangdao de yishi xingtai” 堯典:辭令與王道的意識形態 [The ‘Canon of Yao’: Language and the Ideology of Kingship]. Hanxue yu wuzhi wenhua yanjiu congkan 漢學與物質文化研究叢刊 [Studies in Sinology and Material Culture].

  • “The ‘Harangues’ (Shi 誓) in the Classic of Documents.” In The Classic of Documents and the Origins of Chinese Political Philosophy, ed. Martin Kern and Dirk Meyer.

  • Shiji li de ‘zuozhe’ gainian” 《史記》裡的‘作者’概念 [The Notion of Authorship in the Shiji]. In Shiji xue yu shijie hanxue xubian 史記學與世界漢學續編 [Second Collection of Articles on Shiji Studies and World Sinology], ed. Lee Chi-hsiang 李紀祥 and Martin Kern.

  • “Divination and its Rhetoric in Early China.” In Coping with the Future in East Asia: Theories and Practices of Divination, ed. Michael Lackner. Leiden: Brill.

  • “Language and the Ideology of Kingship in the ‘Canon of Yao’.” In Ideology of Power and Power of Ideology in Early China, ed. Yuri Pines, Paul Rakita Goldin, and Martin Kern. Leiden: Brill.

  • “Style and Poetic Diction in the Xunzi.” In Dao Companion to Xunzi, ed. Eric Hutton. Dordrecht: Springer.

  • “Speaking of Poetry: Pattern and Argument in the ‘Kongzi shilun’.” In Literary Forms of Argument in Early China, ed. Dirk Meyer and Joachim Gentz. Leiden: Brill.

  • Translations and discussions of a series of inscriptions; and co-authorship of the introduction to a volume on Zhou bronze inscriptions, ed. Paul R. Goldin and Constance A. Cook. Berkeley: The Society for the Study of Early China and The Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley.

2014

  • “Creating a Book and Performing It: The ‘Yaolüe’ Chapter of Huainanzi as a Western Han Fu.” In The Huainanzi and Textual Production in Early China, ed. Sarah A. Queen and Michael Puett, pp. 124-150. Leiden: Brill.

2013

  • “Literature: Early China.” In A Scholarly Review of Chinese Studies in North America, ed. Haihui Zhang et al., pp. 292-316. Association for Asian Studies, 2013. http://www.asian-studies.org/publications/A_Scholarly_Review_ePDF.pdf.

2012

  • Xunzi de shixing fengge” 《荀子》的詩性風格 [The Poetic Style of the Xunzi]. Handan xueyuan xuebao 邯鄲學院學報 [Journal of Handan College] 2.4 (2012): 107-119.

  • Chuci.” In The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Fourth Edition, pp. 246-247. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.

  • “Fangfalun fansi: Zaoqi Zhongguo wenben yiwen zhi fenxi he xieben wenxian zhi chansheng moshi” 方法論反思:早期中國文本異文之分析和寫本文獻之產生模式 [Methodological Reflections on the Analysis of Textual Variants and the Modes of Manuscript Production in Early China], in Dangdai xifang hanxue yanjiu jicui: Shanggushi juan 當代西方漢學研究集萃:上古史卷 [Selected Works in Contemporary Western Sinological Research: Ancient History], ed. Chen Zhi 陳致,  pp. 349-385. Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe, 2012.

  • “Shuo ‘Shi’: ‘Kongzi shilun’ zhi wenli yu yili” 說《詩》:《孔子詩論》之文理與義理 [Speaking of Poetry: Pattern and Argument in the Kongzi shilun]. Wenxue yichan [Literary Heritage] 2012.3: 17-25.

2011

  • “Zaoqi Zhongguo shouchao wenxian yanjiu fangfa zhi fansi” 早期中國手抄文獻研究方法之反思 [Some Reflections on the Methodology of Studying Early Chinese Manuscripts]. Guoxue xuekan 國學學刊 2011.4: 25-38.

2010

  • “Xueshu lingyu de jieding: Bei-Mei Zhongguo zaoqi wenxue (Xian-Qin Liang-Han) yanjiu gaikuang” 學術領域的界定: 北美中國早期文學(先前兩漢)研究概況 [State of the field: Research Survey of North American Scholarship on Early Chinese Literature (pre-Qin and Han)]. In Beimei Zhongguo xue: yanjiu gaishu yu wenxian ziyuan 北美中國學:研究概述與文獻資源 [Chinese Studies in North America: Research and Resources], ed. Zhang Haihui 張海惠 et al., pp. 570-600. Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 2010.

  • Huainanzi de chengshu yu zoushu: Lun ‘Yao lüe’ pian zhi wei fu”《淮南子》的成書與奏書:論《要略》篇之為賦 [The Compilation and Presentation of the Huainanzi: The “Yaolüe” Chapter of Huainanzi as a Fu]. In Beijing daxue Zhongguo guwenxian yanjiu zhongxin jikan 北京大學中國古文獻研究中心集刊 [Journal of the Center for Ancient Chinese Classics and Archives, Peking University] 9 (2010): 436-451.

  • “Lost in Tradition: The Classic of Poetry We Did Not Know.” Hsiang Lectures on Chinese Poetry 5 (2010): 29-56. Centre for East Asian Research, McGill University.

  • “Tropes of Music and Poetry: From Wudi (141-87 BCE) to 100 CE.” In China’s Early Empires: A Re-Appraisal, ed. Michael Loewe and Michael Nylan, pp. 480-491. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

  • Mao shi zhi hou: Zhonggu zaoqi Shijing jieshou yanjiu” 毛詩之後:中古早期《詩經》接受研究 [After the Mao Odes: A Study in the Reception of the Shijing in the early medieval period]. In Kua xueke shiye xia de Shijing yanjiu 跨學科視野下的詩經研究 [Cross-disciplinary Research on the Classic of Poetry], ed. Chen Zhi 陳致, pp. 236-250. Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe, 2010.

  • “Early Chinese Literature, Beginnings through Western Han.” In Cambridge History of Chinese Literature, ed. Stephen Owen and Kang-i Sun Chang, pp. 1-115. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

2009

  • “Offices of Writing and Reading in the Rituals of Zhou.” In Statecraft and Classical Learning: The Rituals of Zhou in East Asian History, ed. Benjamin A. Elman and Martin Kern, pp. 65-93. Leiden: Brill, 2009.

  • “Introduction.” With Benjamin A. Elman. In Statecraft and Classical Learning: The Rituals of Zhou in East Asian History, ed. Benjamin A. Elman and Martin Kern, pp. 1-29. Leiden: Brill, 2009.

  • “Xi-Han meixue yu futi de qiyuan” 西漢美學與賦體的起源 [Western Han Aesthetics and the Genesis of the Genre of the Fu]. Zhuobi chenghui: Fudan wenshi jiangtan 着壁成繪: 復旦文史講堂 2 (2009): 1-18.

  • “Bronze inscriptions, the Shangshu, and the Shijing: The Evolution of the Ancestral Sacrifice during the Western Zhou.” In Early Chinese Religion, Part One: Shang Through Han (1250 BC to 220 AD), ed. John Lagerwey and Marc Kalinowski, pp. 143-200. Leiden: Brill, 2009.

2008

  • “Yinju yu Zhongguo gudai xieben wenxian zhong de rujia jingdian: ‘Ziyi’ yanjiu” 引據與中國古代寫本文獻中的儒家經典《緇衣》研究 [Quotation and the Confucian Canon in Early Chinese Manuscripts: A Study of the “Zi yi”]. Jianbo yanjiu 簡帛研究 [Research in Bamboo and Silk Manuscripts] 2005 [published 2008]: 7-29.

  • “Announcements from the Mountains: The Stele Inscriptions of the Qin First Emperor.” In Conceiving the Empire: China and Rome Compared, ed. Fritz-Heiner Mutschler and Achim Mittag, pp. 217-240. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.

  • “Cong chutu wenxian tan ‘Guofeng’ de quanshi wenti: yi ‘Guanju’ wei li” 從出土文獻談《國風》的詮釋問題:以《關雎》為例 [Hermeneutic Issues Regarding the “Airs of the States” as Seen from Excavated Manuscripts: The Case of “Guanju”]. Zhonghua wenshi luncong 中華文史論叢 [Journal of Chinese Literature and History] 2008.1: 253-271.

  • “Cult of the State.” In Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, ed. Daniel Leese, pp. 942-944. Leiden: Brill, 2008. [Translation of the entry “Staatskult” in Das Grosse China-Lexikon, ed. Brunhild Staiger, Stefan Friedrich, and Hans-Wilm Schütte, pp. 714-715. Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde, 2003.]

2007

  • “Beyond the Mao Odes: Shijing Reception in Early Medieval China.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 127 (2007): 131-142.

  • “Imperial Tours and Mountain Inscriptions.” In The First Emperor: Chinas Terracotta Army, ed. Jane Portal., pp. 104-113. London: British Museum Press, 2007.

  • “The Performance of Writing in Western Zhou China.” In The Poetics of Grammar and the Metaphysics of Sound and Sign, ed. Sergio La Porta and David Shulman, pp. 109-176. Leiden: Brill, 2007.

  • “Excavated Manuscripts and Their Socratic Pleasures: Newly Discovered Challenges in Reading the ‘Airs of the States’.” Études Asiatiques/Asiatische Studien 61.3 (2007): 775-793.

  • “Han shi zhi shi: Shiji, Hanshu xushi zhong de shige hanyi” 漢史之詩:《史記》、《漢書》敘事中的詩歌含義 [The Poetry of Han Historiography: The Use of Song in Shiji and Hanshu]. Zhongguo dianji yu wenhua 中國典籍與文化 [Chinese Classics and Culture] 2007.3: 4-12.

2005

  • “Yinju yu Zhongguo gudai xieben wenxian zhong de rujia jingdian: ‘Ziyi’ yanjiu” 引據與中國古代寫本文獻中的儒家經典:《緇衣》研究 [Quotation and the Confucian Canon in Early Chinese Manuscripts: A Study of the “Zi yi”]. Guoji jianbo yanjiu tongxun 國際簡帛研究通訊 / International Research on Bamboo and Silk Documents: Newsletter 5.2 (2005): 76-95.

  • “Zuowei jiyi de shi: Shi ji qi zaoqi quanshi” 作為記憶的詩:《詩》及其早期詮釋 [Poetry as Memory: The Odes and Their Early Hermeneutics]. Guoxue yanjiu 國學研究 [Studies in Sinology] 16 (2005): 329-341.

  • “The Ritual Texture of Early China.” Introduction to Text and Ritual in Early China, ed. Martin Kern, pp. vii-xxvii. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.

  • “The Odes in Excavated Manuscripts.” In Text and Ritual in Early China, ed. Martin Kern, pp. 149-193. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.

  • “Quotation and the Confucian Canon in Early Chinese Manuscripts: The Case of ‘Zi Yi’ (Black Robes).” Asiatische Studien / Études Asiatiques 59.1 (2005): 293-332.

  • “Deguo Hanxuejia zai 1933-1945 nian de qianyi: chongti yiduan bei ren yiwang de lishi” 德國漢學家在1933-1945年的遷移 : 重提一段被人遺忘的歷史 [The Emigration of German Sinologists 1933-1945: Revisiting a Forgotten History]. Chinese Translation of the 1998 journal article “The Emigration of German Sinologists 1933-1945: Notes on the History and Historiography of Chinese Studies.” Shijie Hanxue世界漢學 [World Sinology] 3 (2005): 15-37.

  • ———. Reprinted in Deguo hanxue: lishi, fazhan, renwu yu shijiao 德國漢學 : 歷史、發展、人物與視角之研究 [German Sinology: History, Development, People, and Perspectives], ed. Helmut Martin, Christiane Hammer, Zhang Xiping, and Li Xuetao, pp. 217-258. Zhengzhou: Daxiang chubanshe, 2005.

  • “Poetry and Religion: The Representation of ‘Truth’ in Early Chinese Historiography.” In Historical Truth, Historical Criticism, and Ideology: Chinese Historiography and Historical Culture from a New Comparative Perspective, ed. Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer, Achim Mittag, and Jörn Rüsen, pp. 53-78. Leiden: Brill, 2005.

2004

  • “The Poetry of Han Historiography.” Early Medieval China (Festschrift for David R. Knechtges) 10-11.1 (2004): 23-65.

  • “Staatskult: China [State Cult: China].” In Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart [Religion Past and Present], ed. Hans Dieter Betz et al., vol. 7, columns 1652-1653. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 2004. English translation in Religion Past and Present. Leiden: Brill, forthcoming.

  • “A History of Chinese Literature?” With Robert E. Hegel. Review Article on The Columbia History of Chinese Literature, ed. Victor Mair. Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 26 (2004), 159-179. Chinese translation in Zhonghua wenshi luncong 中華文史論叢 [Journal of Chinese Literature and History], forthcoming.

  • “Die Anfänge der chinesischen Literatur [The Beginnings of Chinese Literature].” In Chinesische Literaturgeschichte [History of Chinese Literature], ed. Reinhard Emmerich, pp. 1-87. Stuttgart: Metzler, 2004.

  • Contributions to Lexikon der chinesischen Literatur [Dictionary of Chinese Literature], ed. Volker Klöpsch and Eva Müller. Entries: “Anthologien [Anthologies],” “Bao Zhao,” “Cao Cao,” “Cao Zhi,” “Chen Zi’ang,” “Du Mu,” “Enzykloplädien [Encyclopedias],” “Ge Hong,” “Geschichtsschreibung [Historiography],” “Gu shi shijiu shou,” “Guo Pu,” “Guwenci leizuan,” “Jia Dao,” “Jiang Yan,” “Li He,” “Literaturtheorie und -kritik [Literary Theory and Criticism],” “Liu Che (Han Wudi),” “Liu Xiang,” “Liu Xie,” “Liu Zongyuan,” “Lu Ji,” “Mei Cheng,” “Meng Jiao,” “Musikamtslieder [Music Bureau Songs],” “Naturlyrik [Nature Poetry],” “Reimprosa [Rhyme-prose],” “Shen Yue,” “Wang Bao,” “Wang Can,” “Wenxuan,” “Xi Kang,” “Xie Lingyun,” “Xie Tiao,” “Yan Yanzhi,” “Yan Zhitui,” “Yang Xiong,” “Yu Xin,” “Yutai xinyong,” “Zhang Heng,” “Zuo Si.” Munich: C.H. Beck, 2004.

  •  “Yinju yu Zhongguo gudai xieben wenxian zhong de rujia jingdian” 引據與中國古代寫本文獻中的儒家經典 [Quotation and the Confucian Canon in Early Chinese Manuscripts] (Abstract). Guoji jianbo yanjiu tongxun 國際簡帛研究通訊 / International Research on Bamboo and Silk Documents: Newsletter 4.2 (2004), 6-7.

  • “Quotation in Early Chinese Manuscripts (Abstract).” Guoji jianbo yanjiu tongxun 國際簡帛研究通訊 / International Research on Bamboo and Silk Documents: Newsletter 4.1 (2004): 7-8.

  • “Chutu wenxian yu wenhua jiyi: Shijing zaoqi lishi yanjiu” 出土文獻與文化記憶:詩經早期歷史研究[Excavated Manuscripts and Cultural Memory: A Study in the Early History of the Canon of Poetry]. Zhongguo zhexue 中國哲學 [Chinese Philosophy] 25 (2004): 111-158.

2003

  • “The ‘Biography of Sima Xiangru’ and the Question of the Fu in Sima Qian’s Shiji.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 123.2 (2003): 303-316.

  • “Western Han Aesthetics and the Genesis of the Fu.” Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies 63.2 (2003): 383-437.

  • “Li, wenben he jingdian de xingcheng: zaoqi Zhongguo ‘wen’ de lishi yanbian ” 禮、文本和經典的形成: 早期中國「文」的歷史演變 [Ritual, Text, and the Formation of the Canon: Historical Transformations of ‘wen’ in Early China]. Unauthorized translation of the 2001 T’oung Pao publication. Zhongguo bijiao wenxue tongxun / Chinese Comparative Literature Bulletin (Peking University) 50 (2002): 29-40; 51 (2003): 12-24; 52 (2003): 8-20.

  • Ten contributions to The Encyclopedia of Confucianism, ed. Xinzhong Yao. Entries: “Baihuguan huiyi,” “Fenshu kengru,” “Shiquge huiyi,” “Shisanjing zhushu,” “Shu,” “Wen,” “Wu jing,” “Yantie huiyi,” “Zhu,” “Zhuan”; pp. 22-23, 213-214, 559-560, 563, 655-657, 662, 745-746, 838, 846-47. London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.

  • “Staatskult [State Cult].” In Das Grosse China-Lexikon [The Great China Encyclopedia], ed. Brunhild Staiger, Stefan Friedrich, and Hans-Wilm Schütte, pp. 714-715. Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde, 2003.

  • “Early Chinese Poetics in the Light of Recently Excavated Manuscripts.” In Recarving the Dragon: Understanding Chinese Poetics, ed. Olga Lomová, pp. 27-72. Prague: Charles University–The Karolinum Press, 2003.

2002

  • “Methodological Reflections on the Analysis of Textual Variants and the Modes of Manuscript Production in Early China.” Journal of East Asian Archaeology 4.1-4 (2002): 143-181.

  • “Obituary: Gilbert Louis Mattos (1939-2002).” Guoji jianbo yanjiu tongxun 國際簡帛研究通訊 / International Research on Bamboo and Silk Documents: Newsletter 2.6 (2002): 1.

2001

  • “Disengagement by Complicity: The Difficult Art of Early Medieval ‘Hypothetical Discourses’.” Review Article on Writing against the State: Political Rhetorics in Third and Fourth Century China, by Dominik Declercq. Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 23 (2001): 141-152.

  • “Ritual, Text, and the Formation of the Canon: Historical Transitions of Wen in Early China.” T’oung Pao 87.1-3 (2001): 43-91.

2000

  • Shi jing Songs as Performance Texts: A Case Study of ‘Chu ci’ (‘Thorny Caltrop’).” Early China 25 (2000): 49-111.

  • “Religious Anxiety and Political Interest in Western Han Omen Interpretation: The Case of the Han Wudi Period (141-87 B.C.).” Chûgoku shigaku 中國史學 [Chinese History] 10 (2000): 1-31.

  • “Feature: Writing and Authority in Early China, by Mark Edward Lewis.” China Review International 7.2 (2000): 336-376.

  • “‘Persuasion’ or ‘Treatise’? – The Prose Genres shui and shuo in the Light of the Guwenci leizuan of 1779.” In Ad Seres et Tungusos: Festschrift für Martin Gimm, ed. Lutz Bieg, Erling von Mende, and Martina Siebert, pp. 221-243. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2000.

1999

  • “A Note on the Authenticity and Ideology of Shih-chi 24, ‘The Book on Music’.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 119.4 (1999): 673-677.

  • “Die Emigration der Sinologen 1933-1945: Zur ungeschriebenen Geschichte der Verluste [The Emigration of Sinologists 1933-1945: Regarding the Unwritten History of Losses].” In Chinawissenschaften–Deutschsprachige Entwicklungen: Geschichte, Personen, Perspektiven, ed. Helmut Martin and Christiane Hammer, pp. 222-242. Hamburg: Institut für Asienkunde, 1999.

1998

  • “The Emigration of German Sinologists 1933-1945: Notes on the History and Historiography of Chinese Studies.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 118.4 (1998): 507-529.

1997

  • “Yao Nais pragmatischer Umbau der literarischen Genretheorie” [Yao Nai’s Pragmatic Reconstruction of Literary Genre Theory].” In Tradition und Moderne: Religion, Philosophie und Literatur in China, ed. Bernhard Führer and Christiane Hammer, pp. 143-163.  Bochum: Project Verlag, 1997.

1996

  • “In Praise of Political Legitimacy: The miao and jiao Hymns of the Western Han.” Oriens Extremus 39.1 (1996): 29-67.
 
 
 
   
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