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The history and cultural heritage of Chinese calligraphy, printing and library work

Susan Macall Allen

The history and cultural heritage of Chinese calligraphy, printing and library work

edited by Susan M. Allen ... [et al.].

by Susan Macall Allen

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Published by De Gruyter Saur in Berlin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesIFLA publications -- 141, IFLA publications -- 141.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK3634.A18 H57 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24390164M
ISBN 103598220464
ISBN 109783598220463
LC Control Number2010472797
OCLC/WorldCa505420867

The desk pad (Traditional Chinese: 畫氈, Simplified Chinese: 画毡, Pinyin: huàzhān) is a pad made of felt. It is printed with grids on both sides, so that when it is placed under the translucent paper, it can be used as a guide to ensure correct placement and size of characters. Printed pads are used only by students. Chinese calligraphy serves the purpose of conveying thought but also shows the 'abstract' beauty of the line. Rhythm, line, and structure are more perfectly embodied in calligraphy than in painting or sculpture. Artistic Characters and rules: Every Chinese character is built up in its own square with variety of structure and composition. In the modern post-imperial era, four basic styles of calligraphy have become accepted as the framework for the art form. While the character set itself has been simplified to aid literacy, calligraphy retains its importance in Chinese culture and society. It .


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