Martin Kern and Mark Edward Lewis

Martin Kern and Mark Edward Lewis

Both Martin Kern’s Texts and Ritual and Mark Edward Lewis’s Writing and Authority in Early China approach texts of early China with a view to understanding the sociopolitical dynamics of the time. Please discuss the relationship between ritual a

Both Martin Kern’s Texts and Ritual and Mark Edward Lewis’s Writing and Authority in Early China approach texts of early China with a view to understanding the sociopolitical dynamics of the time. Please discuss the relationship between ritual and texts in ancient China based on one or two texts, eg., the Confucian classics, the excavated texts etc.