Shiji is a classic work of literature and history. The critics in Ming and Qing dynasties used commentaries to make literary criticism. The critics in Qing Dynasty often cite the commentaries of other critics in their works. If we connect these citations together, can we observe their reading acceptance system? This study involved social network analysis, connected the Qing Dynasty critics citing the information of others. Fourteen major works investigated in this study. Results of this study showed the centrality of the node reflects the academic coordinates of the critics. To conclude, this study may be of importance in explaining reading reflection situation of criticism history of Shiji of Qing Dynasty. In addition, it also showed the applicability of digital humanities research methods to classical literature research.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Using SNA to Explore the Reading Reception Network of Commentary on Shiji of Qing Dynasty
|Number of pages
|Published - 2021