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Shi
ancient odes originating in the Shijing: The Classic of Poetry, an anthology of about 300 verse texts composed between 1100 and 600 BC
Lushi
regulated verse of the Tang Dynasty and later
Sao
elegiac poetry of the state of Chu; spawned later imitations and continuation as fu, or poetic expositions in the Western Han
Ci
the lyric beginning in the Tang Dynasty
Zhiguai
records of anomalies, relatively short fantastic and supernatural tales of the Six Dynasties
Biji
short, note-form jottings popular from the Six Dynasties to the early Republican days
Chuanqi
classical language tales, generally on unusual events, popular in the Tang and Song Dynasties
Bianwen
tales of transformation, narratives in verse and prose found at Dunhuang generally dated from the Tang
Huaben
vernacular stories from the Song-Ming times originating directly or indirectly from professional storytelling, including later stories fashioned by literati after the established conventions of the genre
Jiangshi
historical novels
Xiaoshuo
generic term for non-historical novels
Choka
long poems, popular in ancient times and compiled in the Manyoshu. Usually have alternating lines of five and seven syllables ending in a couplet of two 7 syllable lines
Tanka
short poems of 31 syllables: 5-7-5-7-7. Also known as waka, Japanese poems, as in the imperial compilation of the Heian period, the Kokinwakashu
Kanshi
five syllable Chinese-style poems popular from the ancient period to the present
Renga
linked verse; kami no ku (5-7-5 syllable stanzas) and shimo no ku (7-7 syllable stanzas) of tanka were joined in sequences of varying lengths with varying number of poets
Haiku
an evolution of the opening poem of haikai no renku; linked light verse. Follows pattern of 5-7-5 syllables
Nikki
diary format, usually contains a mixture of poetry and prose. Begins in early Heian period and is generally associated with women's writing
Tsukuri monogatari
fictional narratives associated with women's writing during the Heian. Typical example is the Tale of Genji
Gunki monogatari
war chronicles or tales. These extended narratives are based on historical events, but were typically embellished by professional storytellers, as in the Tale of the Heike
Zuihitsu
random jottings, a loose assembly of observations, ruminations, and first-hand accounts somewhat similar to the nikki format. Classic example is Yoshida Kenko's Tsurezure-gusa
Haibun
haikai writing; prose composition, usually with haikai or haiku writing
Shosetsu
the term used for the modern-style novel