The Prefaces of Song Ci as Pretext


Abstract:The Prefaces of Song Ci is the equivalent of original preface in the "paratext theory", it is the most important form of paratexts of Song Ci. As the knit of "inside" and "outside" of Song Ci, it is involved in the the meaning construction of the text, to record and restore the writing scene, to strengthen the narrative function of Ci, and help the author to come before the readers.While it can not be overestimated.

Key words:paratexts;preface of Ci; meaning construction of the text;presence of author


  • East Asian Studies