|home | about | faq|
|previous section||contents||next section|
The most comprehensive, but not yet complete, bibliography of extant Song Dynasty titles is
This union catalog includes titles preserved in major libraries in the
PRC, Taiwan, Japan and the US. It also includes titles in the Daoist canon
(Daozang), the Buddhist canon (Fozang) and Zhongguo
congshu zonglu (Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe, 1986). The list
of individual literary collections by Shen Zhihong (III.B.1.a.)
is included. For this part, and for the most part, only major editions
are listed. New editions not included in Shen Zhihong's work are added.
The following lists the Sung texts found in the Chung‑kuo ts'ung‑shu
tsung‑lu 中國叢書綜錄 (Catalogue of Chinese collectanea), 3 vols. (Shanghai,
1959-1962; rpt. Shang-hai ku-chi, 1982). Arranged by the romanized name
of the author, it includes titles of works, bibliographic category, number
of chüan, and editions. There is also an index by romanized book
titles. This work lists 4500 titles, including variant titles, by 1664
Two bibliographies of extant Sung writings include some works not found in the McKnight index.
The following series lists 3968 titles, including rare editions and works not listed in the Ts'ung-shu tsung-lu. Entries are arranged according to the traditional four-division classification system.
There is considerable overlap between this and the second bibliography below, also arranged according to the four-division classification system, which is based on current library holdings in Taiwan.
This lists the more common pre-modern editions, primarily in collectanea. Critical notes, following each entry, compare the known editions against the entries in the major Sung-period bibliographies. The table of contents gives the classification scheme. There is no index. Within each category entries appear in approximate chronological order.
The catalogue of writings by Szechwanese includes titles of the individuals' works as well as pieces found only in anthologies. Moreover, it collects references to lost writings. It is arranged by place but includes an author and title index:
Lists and discusses extant Song Dynasty local gazetteers.
This is a detailed chronology of the compilation of geographical works
during the Song Dynasty.
[ Bibliographies and Abstracts of Sung-Period Sources ]
[ Modern specialized bibliographies ]