|dc.description.abstract||Tao Yuanming was one of the most influential poets in late Eastern Jin Dynasty, well known as The Master of “hermit poems” and “pastoral poems”. In late 19th century, “pastoral poems” flourished in Vietnam, and Nguyễn Khuyến was Vietnam most famous “pastoral poet”. Before 19th century, Vietnamese cultures as well as their literature, was deeply influence by Chinese culture and literature. Therefore, although Nguyễn Khuyến lived in the different time and space from Tao Yuanming, but his thought and poetry has been influenced by Tao Yuanming. The main purpose of this research is to analyze Nguyễn Khuyến’s acceptance towards Tao Yuanming thoughts, poetry contents and styles.
This thesis consists of 6 chapters. First chapter will discuss about the research purpose and the methodology. Second chapter, will analyze the factors of the acceptance, and thereupon in this chapter will be divided into two parts: first, the social background of Tao Yuanming and Nguyễn Khuyến; second, the life of Tao Yuanming and Nguyễn Khuyến. Third chapter, will discuss about the ideology of the acceptance, this chapter will also be divided into two parts: first, the approval of Tao Yuanming personality and moral character; second, the acceptance of Tao Yuanming’s hermit interest. Fourth chapter will analyze Tao’s and Nguyễn’s poetry content. Fifth chapter will discuss about the acceptance towards Tao’s poetry styles. Last, sixth chapter will be the conclusion of the whole chapters.